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A fashionable dentist's practice: teeth are being extracted from poor children in order to create dentures for wealthy people. Coloured lithograph after T. Rowlandson, 1787.

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.

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Physical description

1 print : transfer lithograph, with watercolour ; border 18 x 26.3 cm

Lettering

Rowlandson 1787.

Publications note

The original is in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7766

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16595i

Reproduction note

The print is in reverse, including lettering, from the original - see Wellcome Library catalogue record number 16589i

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  • English



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