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Medical Art: A Spectacle on Display

Medical Art: A Spectacle on Display

by Judy Gonyeau “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players” – William Shakespeare, As You Like It. At no other time and place was this truer than in the early surgical theatres, where people would pay admission to attend a medical procedure. The drama would play out over many […]