Breathing a Vein (1804) by James Gillray

An ill man came to a doctor for relief. Unfortunately, the doctors of that time were not sufficient. The doctor suggested and then performed blood letting on the patient. It is safe to say that ‘Breathing a Vein’ only made things worst.

Breathing a Vein (1804) by James Gillray

Image source. Credit: The Wellcome Collection by the Wellcome Library, London. Copyrighted under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0

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