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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.
Date
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

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 23 February 1833 ([London] : A. Ducôté Lithogy.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; border 28.8 x 36.9 cm.

Lettering

Administering a bitter dose to a fractious patient. HB.

Publications note

Too late for the British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12239i

Language

  • English



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