A horrified gouty man discovering grass is growing out of his skin, as a result of taking J. Morison's vegetable pills. Coloured lithograph by C.J. Grant, 1835.

  • Grant, C. J. (Charles Jameson), active 1830-1852.
5 November 1835
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London (11 Paternoster Row) : T. Dawson, 5 November 1835.

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 13 x 17.2 cm.


Awful effects of Morison's vegetable pills!!!!! ... C J Grant invt. del. Lettering continues: '"Oh! lawk a daisy me!" "Look here sir! why you are cover'd all over with grass!! - I shoud'nt at all wonder if it isn't taking so many of them wegetable pills the have no doubt taken root in your inside & you sitting so long by the fire have made 'em wegetate thro' your skin!!" This print must be exposed to a gentle heat before the fire.'

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


Wellcome Collection 11859i


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