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John Abernethy. Coloured etching by S. W. Fores, 1825.

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1825
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383i
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According to Abernethy, "The state of the tongue is in general an infallible criterion of a disordered condition of the stomach" (Edwards, op. cit. p. 304)

Publication/Creation

[London] (Piccadilly) : S.W. Fores, 1825.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

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Lettering

Abernethy's patent remedy, or how to stop an unrulye tongue.

References note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 3.21
Martin Edwards, 'Put out your tongue! The role of clinical insight in the study of the history of medicine', medical history, 2011, 55: 301-306, p. 305

Lettering note

He says to a talkative woman: "Put out your tongue Madam!! keep it so"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 383i

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