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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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Credit: 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. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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1 painting : watercolour ; image 25.5 x 37 cm

Notes

See Wellcome Library catalogue no. 17928i - companion painting

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17930i

Reproduction note

An oil painting by R. Smirke of this composition is in the Government Art Collection

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