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A man recuperating in bed at a receiving-house of the Royal Humane Society, after resuscitation by W. Hawes and J.C. Lettsom from near drowning. Engraving by R. Pollard, 1787, after R. Smirke.

Robert Smirke

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To the King's most excellent majesty, patron, the President, vice-Presidents, the Stewards and Directors of the Humane Society, this print of the young man restored to life is most humbly dedicated by His Majesty's dutiful subject & servant Robert Pollard

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A man recuperating in bed at a receiving-house of the Royal Humane Society, after resuscitation by W. Hawes and J.C. Lettsom from near drowning. Engraving by R. Pollard, 1787, after R. Smirke. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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