Balthasar Bekker and Christian Scriver sieve diseases from devils

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Title

Balthasar Bekker and Christian Scriver sieve diseases from devils

Subject

Diseases in the 1700s

Description

Bekker and Scriver surround an old mount in an attempt to sieve out diseases from devils above them. The diseases that are being sieved out of the devils are Raving, Melancholy, Sleep-walking, Irrationality, Delusion, Convulsions, Enthusiasm, Spleen, and Epilepsy. The original lettering on the image is in German.

Creator

N/A

Publisher

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 230.1

Date

1731

Contributor

Fiorella Gambetta

Rights

Public Domain

Language

German

Type

Portrait prints, engravings

Files

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Citation

N/A, “Balthasar Bekker and Christian Scriver sieve diseases from devils,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 8, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/920.

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