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A nonchalant doctor dancing a jig amidst unhappy patients in a decrepit hospital ward. Coloured etching by C. Williams, 1813.

  • Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830.
Date
25 June 1813
Reference
11629i
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Description

The doctor holds a nosegay of flowers. A dog and a male patient are both straining at stool

Publication/Creation

London (11 Cockspur Street) : Wm Holland, 25 June 1813.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.7 x 32.4 cm

Lettering

The country infirmary.

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "Living with Buildings" at Wellcome Collection, 4 October 2018 - 3 March 2019

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 12142

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11629i

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  • English


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