At an arched window with a red curtain an old man sits facing left with his head thrown back as the dentist examines the painful tooth. Near the open window to the left, an old woman carrying a basket clasps her hands and watches anxiously. On the ledge is a pot of flowers and a bleeding bowl.
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Geologic sample of Tourmaline
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