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Copy of a daguerreotype re-enacting the original amputation using anaesthesia.
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Mounted photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
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The print is mounted on a board. Several captions are glued to the back of the print, the first of which reads: "3. Letheon. Photographic copy of a daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawes of 5 1/2 Tremont Row, Boston, showing many of the surgeons who were present at the amputation which proved to the world that anaesthesia is practical re-enacting the original scene a few years later."
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The collection is open and accessible for research.
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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.
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