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

Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845.
Date
1827

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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In the foreground, a boy (a surgeon's apprentice?) holds a glass box of leeches

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

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

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Les sangsues. L. Boilly 1827

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  • French


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A medical practitioner administers leeches to a patient. Colour lithograph after L. Boilly, 1827. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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