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Shen Nung. Watercolour.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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Chinese emperor Shen Nung (Yandi, ca. 2737 B.C.E.), also known as 'The Divine Healer' or 'The Father of Chinese Medicine', was believed to have discovered the medical and therapeutic properties of plants, and also introduced tea to China. He subsequently became the patron of pharmacists and is sometimes depicted wearing clothes fashioned from leaves, as here

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[China], [between 1800 and 1899?]

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1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 34 x 19.8 cm

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Shen Nung. Watercolour. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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