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Ambroise Paré amputating leg on battlefield

Ernest Board


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Ambroise Paré using the ligature when amputating on the battlefield at the siege of Bramvilliers, 1552. Oil painting by Ernest Board.



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Ambroise Paré amputating leg on battlefield. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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