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Title
Breathing a vein
Name/Creator
Gillray, James, 1757-1815, English, artist
Sneyd, John, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Breathing a vein
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Creation Date
1804
Description
26 x 19.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  blood ;  sick persons ;  medical personnel

Note
Production: "Publish'd Jan'y. 28th, 1804, by H. Humphrey. St. James's Street London"

Subject: blood-letting


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