A surgeon performing a Caesarean operation on an agonized woman who had apparently been carrying a dead baby in her womb for five years. Reproduction, 1933, of a woodcut, 1560.
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The surgeon is cutting out sections of the dead of the dead child; some limbs are on a table next to the bed
Une opération césarienne. Gravure sur bois tirée des histoires prodigieuses de Boaistuau, 1560.
[Paris] : [publisher not identified], 
1 photomechanical reproduction ; image 12.6 x 9.2 cm
Wellcome Library no. 16936i
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