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An operation to collect eggs from a woman for in vitro fertilisation. Lithograph by Virginia Powell, 1997.

Powell, Virginia.
Date
1997

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Observed at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, though the surgical team for this operation came to the hospital from outside. The woman from whom the eggs are extracted lies on a table, right, her thighs apart. A surgeon sits in front of her, removing the eggs. On the surgeon's right, a relay of helpers pass the eggs to the person on the left, who fertilises them with a syringe

Publication/Creation

[London], 1997.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 14.3 x 41 cm

Contributors

Lettering

Collecting eggs for in vitro fertilisation. 8/5/97. Virginia Powell

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1 /

Terms of use

Copyright the Trustee of the Wellcome Trust

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 42240i

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Language

  • English



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