A shield containing a group portrait of various doctors and quacks, including Mrs Mapp, Dr. Joshua Ward and John Taylor. Engraving after W. Hogarth, 1736.
- Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
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The three named quacks occupy the top of the shield, twelve other 'doctors' are situated in the lower half; most of them have gold canes held up to their noses, one is dipping his finger into a urinal while another holds it. Two pairs of crossed human thigh bones are below the shield
London (Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square) : Jones & co.
1 print : engraving ; image 18.7 x 15.6 cm
Et plurima mortis imago.[on a banderole] Consultation of physicians. A facsimile of Hogarth's own engraving.
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. III, pt. I, London 1877, no. 2299
R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, London, 1989, no.144
Wellcome Library no. 544397i