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The Amputation

Item Information

Title:
The Amputation
Description:
Rowlandson's derision of the medical profession is illustrated by a group of doctors attempting an amputation. Satire showing physicians attempting an amputation, by Thomas Rowland
Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Date:
1785
Format:
Prints
Genre:
etching (printing process) on paper; hand coloring on paper; watercolor on paper
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires. MMC 018 (09:01)
Series:
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires
Subjects:
Etchings (prints)
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Caricatures
Satires (document genre)
Amputation
Extent:
1 etching
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Publisher:
W. Hinton
Notes:
From the Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires. Gift of the Maine Medical Center to the Harvard Medical School, 1992
Language:
English
Identifier:
DigID0002801