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Elizabeth Hopkins of Oxford, showing a breast with cancer which was removed by Sir William Read. Engraving by M. Burghers, ca. 1700.

  • Burghers, Michael, 1647 or 1648-1727.
Date
[1700?]
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563327i
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Description

A case of breast cancer

Publication/Creation

[Oxford?] : [publisher not identified], [1700?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image and text 7.2 x 6.3 cm

Lettering

He cut off a very large cancerated breast from the body of Elizabeth Hopkins of Oxford, in 1689, and perfectly cured her: For that and many other considerable cures, he hath a testimonial from the Vice-Chancellor

Creator/production credits

One of the vignettes bears the inscription: M. Burghers deline et sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 563327i

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  • English


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