M0006573: Woodcut of a man with leeches on his arm

30 January 1940
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced August 2020: Man with leeches on his arm


Reproduction of a 16th century woodcut showing a man with leeches on his arm. The reproduction is from the journal Aesculape, vol.24 issue 3 (1934).


30 January 1940

Physical description

3 photographs glass plate negative; 16.5 x 12 cm photographic print; 16 x 11.6 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the item depicted in the glass plate negative


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

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