A man being restrained in a chair while a doctor and nurse prepare to give him some medicine; referring to English politicians' feelings towards Daniel O'Connell. Coloured lithograph by J. Doyle, 1833.
- Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
- 23 February 1833
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Eldon says: "I protest that with the exception of a slight tinge of Grey, it is nothing more than poor C-stle-gh's black draught.", Wellington adds: "Oh these people will take the bread out of our mouths". Stanley who is restraining O'Connell says: "His agitation is quite alarming:- I can scarcely keep him down." The doctor (Earl Grey) says: "These inflamatory symptoms must be abated by a little counter irritation.", the nurse (Althorp) adds: "See there! such a nice bit of sugar!" The persons shown are listed below in this catalogue record, starting from the left
[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 23 February 1833 ([London] : A. Ducôté Lithogy.)
1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; border 28.8 x 36.9 cm.
Administering a bitter dose to a fractious patient. HB.
Too late for the British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954
Wellcome Library no. 12239i
- Physician and patient.
- Great Britain.
- Eldon, John Scott, Earl of, 1751-1838.
- Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
- Stanley, Edward George Geoffrey Smith, Earl of Derby, 1775-1851.
- O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847.
- Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845.
- Spencer, John Charles Spencer, Earl, 1782-1845.