M0008085: Amputation instruments, from Lowe: A discourse of the whole art of chyrurgerie

20 August 1941
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M0008085: Amputation instruments, from Lowe: <i>A discourse of the whole art of chyrurgerie</i>. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Previous title, replaced September 2020: Figure of 18th century amputation from Lowe's chyrurgerie.


Illustration of various amputation instruments and cauteries from an unknown edition of Lowe, Peter: A discourse of the whole art of chyrurgerie. Wherein is exactly set downe the definition, causes, accidents, prognostications, and cures of all sorts o


20 August 1941

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1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds three editions of the publication depicted in the glass plate negative: EPB/B/3878/1, EPB/B/3879/1 and EPB/A/34210


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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