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An affluent man receiving galvanic electric therapy from a French quack doctor, while staring intently out of the window. Coloured etching.

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11822i
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The patient says: "Mercy on me, what a wonderful effect - bless me, theres a pretty girl over the way - I've a greate mind to run after her." The operator of the electric current replies: "Dere mi - you Angloise - you no believe in galvanism - be gar two-dree shock more make you young again."

Publication/Creation

[London] ([128] Middle Row) : Roberts.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 25.6 x 34.9 cm

Lettering

Galvanism in Piccadilly.

References note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11822i

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