Surgeon's sign, c 1623.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Surgeon's sign, c 1623.

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Plaster copy, made c 1901-1940, of a 17th century surgeon's sign, with a Latin inscription at the bottom. The doctor stands in the centre, in front of a shelf of medicines, surrounded by scenes showing patients undergoing medical treatments such as bloodletting.



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