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A man in bed with vegetables sprouting from all parts of his body; as a result of taking an overdose of James Morison's vegetable pills. Coloured lithograph by C.J. Grant, 1831.

Grant, C. J. active 1830-1852.
Date
8 May 1831
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Publication/Creation

London (54 Leicester Sqre.) : J. Kendrick, 8 May 1831 ([London] Grays Inn Road : S. L...)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour.

Lettering

Singular effects of the universal pills on a green grocer! A fact! ... CJ Grant invent & del.

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954
Richard Pound, C.J. Grant's political drama: a radical satirist rediscovered, London: University College, 1998, no. 47, pp. 114-115

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11852i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Who green'un like was order'd to live for the space of one month upon vegetable diet & to take during that time 132 boxes of vegetable pills for the cure of a gangreen, & being caught in a shower of rain in the green fields in the evening of the 1st of April last, was put to bed midst shooting pains & in the morning presented the above phenomenon of a moving kitchen garden!!! Query - is he not one of the productive classes."

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