About This Item
Removal of an arrow
Woodcut printed by Petrus Treueris, artist unknown.
A surgeon removes an arrow from a man's chest while another man supports the patient. Scenes of a battle can be seen on the landscape in the background.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Original Image in: Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512. Buch der Cirurgia (Strasbourg : Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, 1497). ZEa 25 (Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Buch der Cirurgia, Hieronymus Brunschwig's handbook of surgery, was first printed in 1497 by Johann Grüninger. The work was intended for aspiring barbers and surgeons, and includes compiled knowledge of past surgeons along with the experiences of Brunschwig himself. Many of the woodcut illustrations are only loosely related to the text, consist of composites, and reappear throughout the text and in other works printed by Grüninger.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Treveris, Peter, active 1522-1532
1 print : woodcut
20 x 13 cm
“Removal of an arrow,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 4, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1690.