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A man, decrepit with gout, helpless in his own home. Coloured lithograph.

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10510i
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Description

The man breaks his bell rope, having dropped the poker causing the kettle to spout boiling water; the cat claws his leg in alarm and his book falls to the floor

Publication/Creation

London (377, Strand) : William Spooner, (22, Denmark St., Soho : W. Kohler)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Notions of the agreeable. Here's a dreadful situation! Murder! Betty! Here's the poker fell out! I shall be scalded to death! Oh this infernal gout!

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10510i

Languages

  • English



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