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Two surgeons applying the method of cauterisation to clearly defined points on the chests of two male patients, the senior surgeon wears a pointed hat (?). Pen drawing after an Anglo Saxon tenth century manuscript.

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See further: R. Herrlinger, History of medical illustration, Munich 1970, pp. 31-32

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1 drawing : pen

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Ad splen incendictur sic.

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Wellcome Library no. 22308i

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