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Isaac Swainson promoting his 'Velnos syrup', facing an onslaught of rival practitioners advocating mercury. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1789.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Date:
29 November 1789
Reference:
10779i
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Publication/Creation

[London] (3 Piccadilly) : W. Fores, 29 November 1789.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Mercury and his advocates defeated, or vegetable intrenchment.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7592

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10779i

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  • English


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