L0013110 A surgical operation to remove a malignant tumour from a man
Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
A surgical operation to remove a malignant tumour from a man’s left breast and armpit in a Dublin drawing room, 1817. Watercolour, 1817.
1817 after: Robert F. PowerPublished: –
Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
The painting that I chose from wellness images is striking because a surgical operation is being performed in a Dublin drawing room. A malignent tumor is being removed from a man left breast and armpit. The decor of the drawing room has a traditional look. There are a group of men surrounding the man with tumor. The man performing the surgery must be a doctor or have knowledge of how to remove