Title A surgeon extracting a guinea worm from a man's leg, in the background is a similar scene after a successful operation, a surgeon is holding a long worm. Photograph of a halftone after an engraving by J. Luyken.


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Physical description 1 photograph ; image 30.4 x 23.4 cm
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 22554i
Lettering Ian Luyken invenit et fecit. ; Copy of old print showing method of extracting guinea worm.
Author, etc. Luiken, Jan, 1649-1712.
Topic-LCSH Surgeons.
Surgery, Operative.
Dracunculiasis.
Surgical instruments and apparatus.
Bandages and bandaging.
Patients.
Costume.
Architecture.
Streets.
Worms.
Helminths.
Genre/Technique Photographs.
Copy photo no. V 16741
System no. .b11804130
Record no. 22554i
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