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Portraits of famous physicians

About This Item

Title

Portraits of famous physicians

Subject

Physicians
Portraits
Book Illustrations

Description

Engraving by George Glover.
Title page of John Woodall's Surgeons mate with portraits of key figures in the history of medicine: Asclepius, Podalirius, Paracelsus, Avicenna, Jean Fernel, Ramon Llull, Hippocrates, Galen, and John Woodall.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Creator

Glover, George, approximately 1618-

Source

Original image in: Woodall, John, 1556?-1643. Surgeons mate (London : Printed by John Legate for Nicolas Bourne, 1655). ZEf 35 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
The Surgeons Mate, John Woodall's guide for military and domestic surgery, included an inventory and descriptions of the medicines and instruments necessary for surgeons and barber-surgeons, particularly those at sea.

Date

1655

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZEf_35.a1r

Original Format

1 print : engraving

Physical Dimensions

24 x 16 cm

Citation

Glover, George, approximately 1618-, “Portraits of famous physicians,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 5, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2190.