Attributes of the physician. Lithograph by Graham Sutherland, 1934.

  • Sutherland, Graham Vivian, 1903-1980.
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About this work


The attributes of a physician are laid out on a table covered with a green cloth: a stethoscope, medicine bottle with spoon, top hat, doctor's bag, gloves


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1934] (London, W.C.2 : Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd., Lith.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 77 x 114.5 cm


You can be sure of Shell. Doctors prefer Shell. Graham Sutherland. Bears Sutherland's signature on the stone as well as separate printing of his name The medicine bottle bears a label inscribed: Dose: to be taken on water. Mr Jones Bears number: No. 420

References note

W. Schupbach, 'Caution! Doctors at work', Friends of the Wellcome Institute newsletter, no. 20, 2000, pp. 3-5
Victoria & Albert Museum, Summary catalogue of British posters, Haslemere 1990, p. 85

Terms of use

Copyright: The Shell Art Collection at The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu; letter from Heather Butler, Manager, Shell Art Collection, 7 February 2000


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