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Galen, standing in a glade, looks at a human skeleton on the ground. Engraving by H.F. Rose, 1820.

Rose, H. F., active 1810-1820.
Date
1820
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Presumably an episode mentioned in Galen's De anatomicis administrandis book I, cap. 2, in which he came across what he believed to be the skeleton of a brigand who had been killed by a traveller repelling an attack

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1820.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 10 x 12.5 cm

Lettering

Hic dei manus videtur. H.F. Rose del. et sc. 1820

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 570777i

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