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Four doctors discussing the case of Sir Toby Bumper, while he is recovering in bed from too much alcohol. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807, after G.M. Woodward.

  • Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809.
Date
26 February 1807
Reference
11632i
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One of the doctors says: "We must throw in the bark."; another replies: "It is all brought on by drinking"; another doctor agrees: "What you say is very true"; the fourth doctor says: "We must abate the thirst and then cure the fever". Sir Toby Bumper retorts: "Aye aye I hear you but I'll tell you how to save half the trouble cure the fever, & send me a nice cool tankard of madeira and I'll abate the thirst myself."

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, 26 February 1807.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

A consultation of doctors on the case of Sr. Toby Bumper!! Woodward del. ; Cruikshank sp.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 11468

Lettering note

Bears number: no. 13

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11632i

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  • English


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