But while the "Watercolour and War" section forms a fascinating segment of the show, there's only one truly early work that makes this case: "Number 9: Sabre Wound to the Abdomen, Peltier, Belgian Hospital" 1815, by Charles Bell, and it is part of a study of wounds—again the medium in the service of science.
For a while he was taken with a contemporary bestseller his mother had sent him called Culture of the Abdomen, by Professor F. A. Hornibrook.
Abdomen: Stripped Peacock Herl (use a pencil eraser to remove the “fuzz”)
Abdomen, arms, chest, nothing but shadowed clefts and bundled sinew.
He was particularly gifted at deciphering the source of pain in a patient's midsection, a skill that earned him the nickname "Master of the Abdomen."
Abdomen was equipped with nine pairs of veined wings.
Abdomen Tumour abnormal growth or mass of tissue in the abdomen 5
Shotguns at close range are so nasty that an article in the Annals of Surgery, “Gunshot Wounds of the Abdomen” stated they might as well be treated as cannon blasts.
Itchy Abdomen is another new thing to me; I apply Body Shop Shea Butter by the fistful and heave loud oleaginous sighs of relief which must amuse the neighbours no end - because I can't sleep with the windows closed, because my sinuses have been killing me since September and I'm not allowed to take anything for them.