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A tooth-drawer holding up a tooth after extracting it from a patient, who is spitting blood out of the window. Engraving by D.J. Pound after G. Dou, 1672.

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The tooth-drawer is adorning a furry hat, in front of him are the attributes of his trade: a medicine chest, a surgeon's seal and surgeon's plate. In the background is an alligator hanging from the ceiling and various medicinal jars

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Dou, Gerard | Pound, D. J.

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Dresden ; Leipzig : A.H. Payne.

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1 print : line engraving with etching ; image 16.9 x 13.4 cm

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The dentist. Der Zahnarzt. Ger. Dou pinxt. ; D.J. Pound sc.

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  • English


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A tooth-drawer holding up a tooth after extracting it from a patient, who is spitting blood out of the window. Engraving by D.J. Pound after G. Dou, 1672. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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