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A doctor visiting a patient and advising him against drinking alcohol, the patient responds by inviting him to dinner and some port, in order to avoid jury service. Wood engraving by C. Keane, 1865.

Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
11 February 1865
Reference
13802i
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Description

Family doctor. "And no port, mind; if you drink port wine you'll have another attack of gout, as sure as fate." Country gentlemen. "Quite certain?" Doctor. "No doubt about it." Country gentlemen. "The very thing. You stay and dine; we'll have some of that 'thirty-four', and - I'm summoned on a jury the day after to-morrow!"

Publication/Creation

London (85 Fleet Street, in the parish of St. Bride) : William Bradbury, 11 February 1865 (London : William Bradbury and Frederick Mullett Evans)

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 15.4 x 17.9 cm

Lettering

Earning his certificate. CK

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13802i

Languages

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