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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.
Date
5 November 1835
Reference
11859i
Part of
Dawson's magic
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Publication/Creation

London (11 Paternoster Row) : T. Dawson, 5 November 1835.

Physical description

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

Lettering

Awful effects of Morison's vegetable pills!!!!! ... C J Grant invt. del.

References note

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

Lettering note

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.'

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11859i

Languages

  • English


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