London Published Oct. 21. 1809, by J. Wilkes.
Colour printed stipple with etching. Plate: 165 x 115mm, (6½ x 4½") very large margins.
Hippocrates (c.460 BC - c.380 BC), Greek physician, teacher, and 'the father of medicine'. He searched for rational explanations to illness rather than religious or magical ones, founded a school in Cos and (allegedly) wrote an ethical oath that is still taken today by medical practitioners.
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