Manchester Art Gallery

Dr David Little Operating for Cataract

Object description

Hospital scene depicting Dr David Little, surgeon at the Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, operating to remove a cataract. The male patient lies fully clothed on a couch to right, the surgeon standing behind his head, assisted by a uniformed nurse seated to left and a male colleague standing to right, observing. There is a pile of books and a bottle on a desk in the background to the left, before a closed door.