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Caesarean section, Uganda: the patient being prepared for the operation; the sutured wound; the surgeon's knife. Lithograph, ca. 1884.

Date
1884
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580813i
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1884

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; sheet 17 x 14.5 cm

Lettering

a. The patient ready for the operation, tied down and semi-intoxicated; b. edges of peritoneum drawn together with steel spikes and string; c. knife used for the operation

Notes

With: photocopied information on the print, taken from (?) Felkin, R.W., Notes on Labour in Central Africa, Edinburgh Medical Journal, 1884, pp. 922 - 930

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 580813i

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