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A man being brought in by boat apparently drowned, his wife and family grieve on the shore. Watercolour by R. Smirke.

Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845.

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Credit: A man being brought in by boat apparently drowned, his wife and family grieve on the shore. Watercolour by R. Smirke. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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1 painting : watercolour ; image 25.1 x 37.4 cm

Notes

See Wellcome Library catalogue no. 17930i - companion painting

Publications note

See further: John P Griffin, A tale of two paintings and the London medical scene of the late 18th century, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, August 1990, vol. 83, no. 8, pp. 520-523

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17928i

Reproduction note

An oil painting by R. Smirke of this composition is in the Government Art Collection

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