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A itinerant medicine vendor demonstrating a deceptive illusion to an audience, he is pretending to burn a man's back and then use ointment to clear up the burns, in order to sell his wares. Etching.


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Credit: A itinerant medicine vendor demonstrating a deceptive illusion to an audience, he is pretending to burn a man's back and then use ointment to clear up the burns, in order to sell his wares. Etching. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Ehrlich währt am längsten. ...

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1 print : etching ; platemark 31.8 x 23.3 cm

Publications note

The print is taken from: Pansa von Mancha, (pseudonym for Johann Ephraim Rasche), Fortgesetze Abhandlungen von Sprüchwörten, wie solche zu verstehen und zugebrauchen sind, Frankfurt 1774

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20671i

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