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A Japanese physician applying moxa (a substance produced from leaves of various wormwoods) as a cautery: igniting it on the skin of a patient's back. Wood engraving.

  • Brunier, Gauchard.
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1 print : wood engraving ; image 11.8 x 15.7 cm

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On the same mount is a print of a Japanese procession with decorated elephants; on the reverse are three prints of people with unusual hair decoration

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Wellcome Library no. 21483i

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