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A medical practitioner administers leeches to a patient. Colour lithograph after L. Boilly, 1827.

  • Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845.
Date
1827
Reference
652845i
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Description

In the foreground, a boy (a surgeon's apprentice?) holds a glass box of leeches

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [publisher not identified], 1827 ([Paris] : I[mp.] Lith. de Delpech)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; sheet 34.7 x 25.7 cm

Lettering

Les sangsues. L. Boilly 1827

References note

Henry Harrisse, L.L. Boilly, Paris: Société de propagation de livres d'art, 1898, p. 196ff.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 652845i

Languages

  • French


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