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A long queue (line) of angry patients agitating outside the house of a doctor (surgeon-apothecary); he squirts a syringe at them from an upstairs room. Watercolour, ca. 1800.

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
[1800?]


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Description

A pestle and mortar over the door-lintel acts as a sign that the house is an apothecary's shop

Publication/Creation

[1800?]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; border 18.9 x 28.5 cm

Lettering

The village doctor besieg'd.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10978i

Creator/production credits

English, similar to the style of Thomas Rowlandson: either by him or by an artist in his circle such as H. Wigstead

Languages

  • English


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