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N. Dubois de Chémant demonstrating his own and a woman's false teeth to a prospective male patient with disordered teeth. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1811.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
Feb.y 26 1811
Reference
16634i
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Description

A notice reads: "Mineral teeth. Monsieur de Charmant from Paris engages to affix from one tooth to a whole set without pain. Mouns. D can also affix an artificial palate or a glass eye in a manner peculiar to himself. He also distills."

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : Thos. Tegg, Feb.y 26 1811.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.9 x 35.8 cm

Lettering

A French dentist shewing a specimen of his artificial teeth and false palates. ... Rowlandson del.

Edition

State with imprint below and without "58" top right.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 11798

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16634i

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Languages

  • English


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  • Coloured impression in which the woman has a purple shift with yellow dots

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