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A fashionable dentist's practice: healthy teeth are being extracted from poor children to create dentures for the wealthy. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1787.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
1790
Reference
16589i
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Publication/Creation

London (50 Oxford Street) : Wm. Holland, 1790.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; border 30.3 x 44.1 cm

Lettering

Transplanting of teeth. ; Rowlandson 1787.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7766

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16589i

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "Teeth" at Wellcome Collection, 17 May - 16 September 2018

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