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A surgical operation: total knee replacement. Drawing by Virginia Powell, 1996.

Powell, Virginia.
Date
28 November 1996

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Description

Observed at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London. The main surgeon stands on the far side, wielding a mallet to chip away the knee. The figure in green on the near side was a visiting American surgeon; he has a spot of the patient's blood on his shoe. Right a male nurse, left the anaesthetist. On the far wall, drawings of the hip joint, stuck there to explain the operation to students

Publication/Creation

[London], 28 November 1996.

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink and coloured crayons ; sheet 29.5 x 21 cm

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Lettering

Total knee replacement 28/11/96

Terms of use

Copyright The Wellcome Trust

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40689i

Language

  • English



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