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A hypochondriac with something in his eye. Coloured aquatint by F.C. Hunt after Ego (M. Egerton), ca. 1825.

Egerton, M., active 1824-1827.
Date
[ca. 1825]


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Description

The man is surrounded by objects denoting his obsession with health,such as dumbells, a hip bath, and a table laden with 'nervous cordial', 'lotion' and 'eye water'

Publication/Creation

[London] (Charles St., Soho) : Harrison Isaacs, [ca. 1825]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; platemark 32 x 22 cm

Lettering

Oh! There's something in my eye! I wish you'd take it out, there's always something the matter with me! Drawn by Ego. Eng.d by F.C. Hunt.

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10748i

Languages

  • English


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