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A woman giving birth aided by a surgeon who fumbles beneath a sheet to save the lady from embarassment. Wood engraving after a woodcut, 1711.


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1 print : wood engraving ; image 10.1 x 6.4 cm,

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The height of prudery - a physician operating under the sheet. ...

Notes

On the same mount are: a wood engraving after H. Daumier about a midwife and a frontispiece to 'The English midwife ...'

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16944i

Reproduction note

The original is a plate to: S. Janson, Korte en bondige verhandeling, van de voortteeling en 't kinderbaren, Amsterdam 1711, plate VI, p. 106

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