About This Item
Various instruments used for trephining or trepanning. In the center, a trephination is performed on a skull.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Original image in: Woodall, John, 1556?-1643. Surgeons mate (London : Printed by John Legate for Nicolas Bourne, 1655), plate 1. 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.
1 print : engraving
26 x 16 cm
“Trephining instruments,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed June 2, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2200.