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Anglo-Saxon surgery. Oil painting by Ernest Board.

Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.
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Apparently shows the use of the cautery iron

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 91.7 x 61.4 cm

Publications note

Handbook of the Historical Medical Museum organized by Henry S. Wellcome, London 1913, p. 21 no. 43, "Anglo-Saxon surgery" with legend "The actual cautery played a very important part in medicine in the Anglo-Saxon period"

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Wellcome Library no. 538271i

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