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A dentist (Uncle Sam) about to extract a tooth from a patient (Kaiser Wilhem II); representing America's successful involvement in the First world war. Pen drawing by P. Forbes-Robertson, 1918.

  • Forbes-Robertson, Philippe.
Date
1918
Reference
15814i
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view A dentist (Uncle Sam) about to extract a tooth from a patient (Kaiser Wilhem II); representing America's successful involvement in the First world war. Pen drawing by P. Forbes-Robertson, 1918.

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Publication/Creation

1918.

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink ; border 35.2 x 24.7 cm

Lettering

Philippe Forbes-Robertson. 1918.

Creator/production credits

The artist's name and address are inscribed on the reverse: Philippe Forbes-Robertson, 48, Hogarth Road, Earls Court, SW5

Lettering note

Lettering is on the reverse of the drawing and reads: The American dentist. Dentist. "Sir your wisdom teeth are rotten." His all highest. "What do I care, as long as my canine teeth are sound." Dentist. " I am afraid they too show signs of decay."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15814i

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  • English


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