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A pharmacy: the pharmacist (a fox) tries to sell medicines to a customer in pain (a duck, accompanied by his wife). Drawing by J.H. Choustrac, 1905.

  • Choustrac, Jean-Henri, 1871-
Date
1905
Reference
577178i
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Description

The patient has a handkerchief around his jaw, usually a sign of toothache. He reaches with one hand to get money from a bag.The pharmacist would be trying to sell him a pain-killer: he contorts himself in an ingratiating attitude.

Publication/Creation

1905

Physical description

1 drawing : watercolour ; image 14.1 x 8.9 cm

Lettering

L.H. Choustrac 1905

Creator/production credits

Name of author written indistinctly

Lettering note

The till bears signs: "[C]aisse" ; "Prix [r]eduits"; and another partly obscured by the fox

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 577178i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French


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