Andreas Vesalius, Initial H

Vesalius F Vesalius I

Initial letter from the 1543 edition of De Fabrica by Vesalius. Cauterizing of the forehead (notice the fire to the right). The plate of cold iron was used to limit the extent of the burns. There's a larger version here: Vesalius H.

Vesalius H

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