A man recuperating in bed at a receiving-house of the Royal Humane Society, after resuscitation by W. Hawes and J.C. Lettsom from near drowning. Watercolour by R. Smirke.
- Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845.
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1 painting : watercolour ; image 25.5 x 37 cm
See Wellcome Library catalogue no. 17928i - companion painting
See further: John P Griffin, A tale of two paintings and the London medical scene of the late 18th century, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, August 1990, vol. 83, no. 8, pp. 520-523
Wellcome Library no. 17930i
An oil painting by R. Smirke of this composition is in the Government Art Collection