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A foot doctor at work: the male patient is seated on a bench and smoking a pipe. Watercolour by Zhou Pei Qun, ca. 1890.

  • Zhou, Pei Qun, active approximately 1890.
Date
1890
Reference
571506i
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Description

A practitioner of foot care and reflexology, a pressure massage applied to different parts of the foot that correspond with different parts of the anatomy

Publication/Creation

1890

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 25 x 34.5 cm

Lettering note

Extensive lettering in Chinese
Lettering pencilled above image: This is the picture of a Chinese chiropodist. Every day he carries a bamboo stool. He is called Teie(?) Chun Tso (one who sits in the presence of an emperor)
Bears number pencilled in upper right hand corner: 32

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 571506i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Chinese


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