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In Rembrandt's Unconscious Patient (Allegory of Smell), a woman using smelling salts to revive a man who has fainted at the hands of a barber-surgeon

Smelling salts, also known as ammonia inhalants, spirit of hartshorn or sal volatile, are chemical compounds often used to arouse consciousness after people have fainted.

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