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An old woman and a nun trying to treat a swelling on a child's face by pressing it in. Lithograph by H. Daumier, 1838.

  • Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
Date
[1838]
Reference
2851799i
Part of
Croquis d'expressions
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About this work

Description

A satire on women healers, non-professional nurses etc. using ineffective traditional methods. The child screams in pain

Publication/Creation

[Paris], [1838] ([Paris] (Gal. Véro-Dodat) : chez Aubert)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image approx. 18 x 26 cm

Lettering

L'enfant. Appuyez fort, ça fait rentrer la bosse. Oh! la oh! ... la la la ... la... C'est ça, appuyez toujours il n'y a rien de meilleur! c'est excellent!! H.D. Actualités. Le strabisme. ...

Lettering note

On verso, advertisements and a list of entertainments for 4 September 1838

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851799i

Languages

  • French


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