Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

A devil overseeing a man having his back scrubbed; representing John St. John Long and his fatal method of treatment.

Reference
11192i
  • Pictures
  • Online

Available online

view A devil overseeing a man having his back scrubbed; representing John St. John Long and his fatal method of treatment.

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: A devil overseeing a man having his back scrubbed; representing John St. John Long and his fatal method of treatment. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

A pair of crutches are lying on the floor near the man having his back scrubbed, in the background are a crowd of ill people, all waiting to become prospective patients and victims of Long

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

Rubbing in, or the devil turned doctor. "Rub away, my fine fellow, 'tis a long time since I found a more promising pupil!"

Notes

On the same mount as record number 11191

References note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11192i

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    OpenOnline request

Permanent link