Sir Anthony Carlisle, British surgeon, c 1810s.

Robinson, H

 
Sir Anthony Carlisle, British surgeon, c 1810s.
4 0 c m
 
26cm
actual image size: 18cm x 32cm

Description

Engraving from Thomas Joseph Pettigrew's 'Biographical Memoirs of the Most Celebrated Physicians, Surgeons etc etc' (1840). Carlisle (1768-1840) is seen here resting his hand on a skull, with anatomical studies behind. He was the President of the Royal College of Surgeons and introduced the thin-bladed, straight-edged amputating knife.

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