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A dismayed man reading his doctor's recommendations to cut back on aspects of life that he enjoys. Wood engraving by Swains, 1888, after Sir J. Tenniel.

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914.
Date
1888

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Caption reads: 'Mr. B. (reads doctor's directions). "Eh! what's this? Interfere with my riding! - reduce my three per cents!! - cut down my champagne!!! - 'pon my word!!!!"'

Lettering

"Is life worth living?" Swainss JT

Publication/Creation

[London], 1888.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 24 x 18.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 14289i

Language

  • English


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