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A young lady, love-struck after a military ball, visited by her doctor at her mother's request. Wood engraving by John Leech, 1863.

Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Date
1863
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Description

Dialogue reads: 'Mamma. "Yes, doctor. She will sit for hours without speaking a word. She persists in wearing the same dress, and won't part with the bouquet!" Doctor. "Hm - well, let's see - we must first get the ball out of her head, and then perhaps the nervous system may right itself!"'

Publication/Creation

[London], 1863.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 15 x 17.8 cm

Lettering

Badly hit during the recent engagement with the guards. JL

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13800i

Languages

  • English


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