Ambroise Paré using a ligature on an artery of an amputated leg of a soldier, during the Siege of Metz, 1553

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Ambroise Paré using a ligature on an artery of an amputated leg of a soldier, during the Siege of Metz, 1553. Photogravure after T Chartran, 1889. Created 1889. Barbers. Surgeons. Costume – France – History (- 16th century). Battlefields. Battles. Clergy. Extreme unction. Leg – Amputation. Soldiers. Operative. Surgery. Ritual. War – Relief of the sick and wounded. Military. Medicine. Hay. Arteries. Metz (France). Ambroise Paré (1510?-1590). Contributors: Théobald Chartran (1849–1907). Work ID: v9nk4w59.

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