A male patient is hanging by his feet from an apparatus, a large worm (?) is passing from his mouth into a bowl, assisted by a surgeon and two assistants. Process print after a woodcut, 1497.
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The surgeon is supervising two assistants, one of which is pouring liquid onto the worm emitting from the patient's mouth, the other is turning the rope of the apparatus to tighten the grip on the patient
Das VII capitel diss fierden tractates würt dich leren so ein mensch slangen oder and würm desglychen würm in dem lybe hat.
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On reverse is a process print and lettering
Wellcome Library no. 22785i
The original woodcut is in: H. Braunschweig, Buch der chirugia, Strasbury 1497
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