Cauterization of thigh wound 16th C

Cauterization of thigh wound 16th C

N700/0027 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: JEAN-LOUP CHARMET/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Engraving by J. Wechtlin of a patient (right) having the wound on his thigh cauterised. Cauterisation is a method of stopping bleeding by burning the flesh in the region of the wound. In this scene a hot iron is being used, without anaesthetic. Between the two men is the fire where the irons are heated.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 16th century, 16th century surgery, bleeding, cauterization, healthcare, historical, historical image, history, medical, medicine, surgery, surgical care

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.