L0041637 A medical practitioner administers leeches

L0041637 A medical practitioner administers leeches
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A medical practitioner administers leeches to a patient.

A faint looking woman is supported by a companion as the doctor carefully applies the leeches to her neck. A young boy stands in the foreground holding a glass container of leeches.
1827 By: Louis Boillyafter: François Séraphin DelpechPublished: 1827

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