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        How the Indians Treat Their Sick, from 'Brevis Narratio..', engraved by Theodore de Bry

        Le Moyne, Jacques (de Morgues) (1533-88) (after); French. Medium: coloured engraving. Date: 1591. Moyen de soigner les malades; cutting forehead with a sharp knife and sucking out bllod; pregnant women drank to blood believing it to make their milk and children healthier; inhaling smoke to purge their bodies of poison; smoking tobacco to cure infection; Provenance: Service Historique de la Marine, Vincennes, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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