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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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[1933]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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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

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[Paris] : [publisher not identified], [1933]

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1 photomechanical reproduction ; image 12.6 x 9.2 cm

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Une opération césarienne. Gravure sur bois tirée des histoires prodigieuses de Boaistuau, 1560.

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  • French


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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. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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