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[Use of leeches to reduce weight]

Author(s):
Boaistuau, Pierre, d. 1566., Author
Publication:
1598
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Bloodletting
Abstract:
An obese man (Denis Heracleot) has placed many leeches on his arms and legs in an effort to reduce his weight.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Histoires prodigieĢuses et memorables, extraictes de plusieurs fameux autheurs, Grecs, & Latins,..., p. 234.; See related catalog record: 2223008R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
woodcut
NLM Unique ID:
101434586 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A029360
Author(s):
Boaistuau, Pierre, d. 1566., Author
Publication:
1598
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Bloodletting
Abstract:
An obese man (Denis Heracleot) has placed many leeches on his arms and legs in an effort to reduce his weight.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Histoires prodigieĢuses et memorables, extraictes de plusieurs fameux autheurs, Grecs, & Latins,..., p. 234.; See related catalog record: 2223008R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
woodcut
NLM Unique ID:
101434586 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A029360