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A surgeon apologetically takes a breather during an amputation operation: a bottle of champagne waits in a cooler; a doctor and nurse canoodle while the patient screams. Colour process print after J.-A. Faivre, 1902.

Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
Date
22 March 1902

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view A surgeon apologetically takes a breather during an amputation operation: a bottle of champagne waits in a cooler; a doctor and nurse canoodle while the patient screams. Colour process print after J.-A. Faivre, 1902.

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Credit: A surgeon apologetically takes a breather during an amputation operation: a bottle of champagne waits in a cooler; a doctor and nurse canoodle while the patient screams. Colour process print after J.-A. Faivre, 1902. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Publication/Creation

Paris (9, rue Sainte-Anne) : Schwarz, 22 March 1902 (9, rue Sainte-Anne : Schwarz)

Physical description

1 photomechanical reproduction : lithograph, printed in colour ; image 19.9 x 26.9 cm

Lettering

-On peut bien se reposer un peu. Abel Faivre

Publications note

Mark Rowe, 'Invasion of the body snatchers', The independent, 11 April 1997, p. 7 (reproduced)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17094i

Language

  • French


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