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William Pitt the younger consults the doctor John Bull on his failing health. Coloured aquatint, 1798.

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1798

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The patient says: "Dear doctor, what could I do, the place was so snug and comfortable; so well paid, and the people so sorry to part with me." The doctor replies: "I'm afraid you have been tampering with a good constitution - you have staid too long in one place."

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A physical lecture!

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London (50 Oxford Street) : W. Holland, 1798.

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1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; platemark 35.8 x 25.3 cm

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Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

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Wellcome Library no. 12186i

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William Pitt the younger consults the doctor John Bull on his failing health. Coloured aquatint, 1798. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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