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A doctor telling a miserable hypochondriac patient that blood-letting is no longer practiced. Wood engraving after C. Keene.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
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15546i
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Dialogue includes: Doctor. "No, sir; it is nearly obsolete in practice. We don't bleed now as they used to do formerly." Atrabilious patient. "Ah?! - Not with the lancet, you mean!"

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[London]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

"Treatment." CK

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15546i

Languages

  • English


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