A sailor with a bandaged eye consulting a quack doctor. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward.
- Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809.
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The sailor says: "You must know doctor I have got a bit of a confusion on my larboard cheek from a chance shot, and as I dont think it of consequence enough for our ships surgeon, I bore down to you, after overhawling a long list of you cures - but I suppose from the messmate in the cabin there; you dont always make a return of the killed and wounded." The quack replies: "Sir, my rule of practice is this, there is pen, ink, and paper, - sign a certificate of your cure, and I'll take you in hand immediatly on paying down two guineas!"
[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, 1807?
1 print : etching, with watercolour
The sailor and the quack doctor!! ... Woodward del. ; Cruikshank sp
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