Depiction of leg amputation from an early treatise on gangrene and necrosis PART II.
Wilhelm Fabricus von Hilden. De Gangraena et sphacelo. Oppenheim, Hieronimi GAllieri, Johannis-Theodore de Bry, . First edition: 1593.
Morton 5566: “Fabricus, the ‘Father of German surgery’ was the first to advocate amputation above the gangrenous part or injured part. He is accredited with the first amputation of the thigh.”