L0041071 WMS 990 Monks performing eye surgery

Monk couching eye

L0041071 WMS 990 Monks performing eye surgery
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A monk performs a delicate eye operation on one of the fellow members of his order, who is held in place by another monk.
ca. 1675 Arzneibuch. Compendium of popular medicine and surgery, receipts, etc., in German. Compiled for the use of a House of the Franciscan Order, probably in Austria, or South Germany.
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