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An obese doctor acknowledging the favours of a French chef in his kitchen; denoting their complicity, the chef's food providing patients. Coloured etching by C. Williams, c. 1815.

  • Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830.
Date
c. 1815
Reference
10937i
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Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, c. 1815.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 25 x 34.8 cm

Lettering

The physicians friend. ...

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 12648

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "'Some mans wit. Found th'art of cookery to delight his sense. More bodies are consum'd and kill'd with it. Than with than with the sword, famine or pestilence.' Davis"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10937i

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  • English


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