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Broussais instructs a nurse to carry on bleeding a blood-besmeared patient. Coloured lithograph after V.L.

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16372i
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The "system of Broussais" was principally a regime of dieting and bleeding. It had a notoriously indiscriminate application in the Parisian cholera epidemic of 1832

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 19.3 x 16.6 cm

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Lettering

Système de Broussais. V.L. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Mais je n'ai plus une goutte de sang dans les veines!! C'est égal; encore 50 sang-sues. [On wall:] Oeuvres complettes de Broussais 1. vol in 64.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16372i

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  • French


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