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A portly, well-to-do physician leaves his house, while his wife cavorts in the window with a young dandy. Lithograph by P. Numa, c. 1832.

Numa, Pierre, active 1830-1848.
Date
[1832?]
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Description

The busy doctor, serving Paris in the grip of the cholera epidemic of 1832, is so occupied by his business 'affairs' that he does not notice the other 'affairs' going on near to him

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1832?]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph

Lettering

Depuis le choléra, j'ai des affaires par dessus la tête.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16438i

Lettering note

Notice by the door indicating the doctor's door bell: Sonnette du docteur. N.

Creator/production credits

Wellcome Library no. 16555i is also by Numa and shows a similar portly doctor

Languages

  • French



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