• A doctor inserts a barometer, instead of a thermometer, in a patient's backside: his condition reads "Set fair". Colour process print after J-A. Faivre, 1902.
  • A doctor asking a patient's wife if she has taken his temperature; she replies that she used the barometer to take his temperature and that, as he was very dry she gave him some beer. Wood engraving by G. King, 1911.
  • Clocks: James Cox's "perpetual motion" self-winding clock. Engraving by J. Lodge, 1774.
  • A maid bringing medicine and soup to her master who has a cold. Lithograph, 1857, after W.H. Simmons after J. Collinson.