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A lecherous doctor taking the pulse of an old woman while fondling a young one. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1810.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
[1810]
Reference
11216i
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Description

The doctor's cane is inscribed: "Medical staff". On the table are various vessels including ones labelled: "Composing draught" and "Opium"

Publication/Creation

[London (111 Cheapside)] : [Thos. Tegg], [1810]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour.

Lettering

Medical dispatch or Doctor Doubledose killing two birds with one stone. Rowlandson del.

Notes

Related drawing: Christie's South Kensington, 3 July 2007, lot 554 (unsold), showing all three figures in full-length and other differences, inscribed "Doctor Doubledose. Rowlandson"

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 11638

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11216i

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Languages

  • English


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