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Chinese medicine: a practitioner massages a patient's shoulder. Watercolour by Zhou Pei Qun, ca. 1890.

Zhou, Pei Qun, active approximately 1890.
Date
1890
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Description

Massage is widely used in Chinese body care, to promote the flow of blood and qi around the body. This aids circulation and encourages wellbeing

Publication/Creation

1890

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 26.3 x 34 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 572423i

Lettering note

Extensive lettering in Chinese
Bears number pencilled in upper right hand corner: 52
Lettering pencilled on accompanying folder: Chou P'ei-ch'un ; watercolour

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Languages

  • Chinese


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