'Phlebotomists', 19th century.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Lithograph on india paper after a drawing by Crowquill, showing a line of imp-like figures carrying equipment and other items asociated with phlebotomy (the surgical opening of veins to withdraw blood or administer fluid). The caption reads: 'Then comes the Doctor with his draughts and drenchings - His cataplasm, and Phlemotomy'. Published by S Knight of London.