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235 x 190 mm.
Women breastfeeding old man. Robert J. Dean. Engraving. Breastfeeding in adults. Breast milk for sick adults. Healing milk.
Since ancient times the milk of women was considered a cure for many diseases in adults also. Pliny the Elder recommended it for eye diseases and fatigue in the elderly, and in the Encyclopedia of Diderot and d'Alembert it appears as a possible remedy in marasmus and tuberculosis.