Toucher en Position Horizontale.
Stipple with some engraving. Plate: 380 x 270mm, (15 x 13¾"). Some slight staining on edges. Damage in plate.
Published in J.-P. Maygrier's 'Nouvelles démonstrations d'accouchements', this most uncommon scene shows a gynaecological examination of a woman lying on a bed, at the time the position illustrated was first introduced. It soon became the standard procedure for all examinations.
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