M0003624: Scene inside Monastic Hospital and surgeons performing trephining

2 October 1933
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced May 2020: Scene inside Monastic Hospital showing the dominance of spiritual ideas.


Photograph of two images. The top image is of a scene inside a monastic hospital showing the "dominance of spiritual ideas". The bottom image is is a scene depicting the "renaissance of medicine", with surgeons performing trephining on a patient, most likely from a 16th century manuscript. Only the top image is digitised.


2 October 1933

Physical description

2 photographs on 1 plate glass plate negative; 12 x 16 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

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