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A seated woman giving birth aided by a midwife and two other attendants, in the background two men are looking at the stars and plotting a horoscope. Woodcut, 1583[?].

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Credit: A seated woman giving birth aided by a midwife and two other attendants, in the background two men are looking at the stars and plotting a horoscope. Woodcut, 1583[?]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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1 print : woodcut

Notes

On verso is an elaborate print of an angel blowing a trumpet, in the background a sea battle, surrounded by an ornate border

Publications note

H. Speert, Iconographia gyniatrica - a pictorial history of gynecology and obstetrics, Philadelphia 1973, Ch. 4, p. 89

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16907i

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