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A sailor with a bandaged eye consulting a mercenary medical practitioner. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward.

Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809.
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[1807?]

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The sailor describes his medical history in nautical terms. He refers to a skeleton suspended in a cupbard as the doctor's "messmate"

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The sailor and the quack doctor!! ... Woodward del. ; Cruikshank s.p

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, [1807?]

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1 print : etching, with watercolour

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11208i

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  • English


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A sailor with a bandaged eye consulting a mercenary medical practitioner. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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