Nose worm

Files

rc119.7a5_1741_p73

Title

Nose worm

Subject

Parasites -- Early works to 1800.

Description

This page features two etchings illustrating worms supposedly extracted from a person's nose. The example on the bottom of the page is noteworthy for its depiction of a smiling, horned organism that can invade human nasal passages.

Creator

Andry de Bois-Regard, Nicolas

Publisher

Paris: Lambert & Durant

Date

1741

Rights

Public Domain

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

image

Identifier

rc119_7a5_1741_page073

Collection

Citation

Andry de Bois-Regard, Nicolas, “Nose worm,” Digital Exhibits, accessed April 15, 2024, http://digitalexhibits.libraries.wsu.edu/items/show/4625.