Five surgeons participating in the amputation of a man's leg while another oversees them. Coloured aquatint by T. Rowlandson, 1793.

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Above the door a notice reads: "The surgery"; skeletons litter the place; on the wall is a "list of examined and approved surgeons" containing 24 names

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Amputation. T. Rowlandson 1793.

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  • [London] (3 Piccadilly, where may be had all Rowlandson's works)

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  • S.W. Fores

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  • 17 October 1793

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Five surgeons participating in the amputation of a man's leg while another oversees them. Coloured aquatint by T. Rowlandson, 1793.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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