A physician holds his nose as he examines the faeces of a patient. Etching by T.L. Busby, ca. 1826.

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The physician is tall and old-fashioned: he wears a wig and knee breeches. A nurse holds her nose. The patient is in bed clutching his head Possibly representing Sight (or did the author mean Smell?) in a set of the five senses: Touch is no. 664604i in the Wellcome Library catalogue

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1 print : etching ; sheet 10.6 x 13.9 cm

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Seeing. T.L. Busby London

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  • T.L. Busby

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  • [1826?]

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A physician holds his nose as he examines the faeces of a patient. Etching by T.L. Busby, ca. 1826.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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