Title Five surgeons participating in the amputation of a man's leg while another oversees them. Coloured aquatint by T. Rowlandson, 1793.
Imprint [London] (3 Piccadilly, where may be had all Rowlandson's works) : S.W. Fores, 17 October 1793.


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Physical description 1 print : aquatint and etching, with watercolour
Note Published as one of a pair on 17 October 1793 with a reissue of the 1785 print "Botheration" by S. Alken after Rowlandson (BM Catalogue of ... satires, no. 8393), which represents barristers in a comparable group
References Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954
Summary Above the door a notice reads: "The surgery"; skeletons litter the place; on the wall is a "list of examined and approved surgeons" containing 24 names
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 11636i
Lettering Amputation. T. Rowlandson 1793.
Author, etc. Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Topic-LCSH Surgeons.
Patients.
Leg -- Amputation.
Medicine -- Examinations.
Medical instruments and apparatus.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Aquatints.
Copy photo no. V 11038
System no. .b11597471
Record no. 11636i
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