An unwell woman bombarded by her five friends' different recommendations of a doctor. Wood engraving by G. Du Maurier, 1882.
- Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896.
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Bears dialogue: '"My dear Eliza, Sir Arthur Pillington is the man for your complaint. So clever, and a perfect gentleman. Pray send for him!" "Sir Arthur Pillington, indeed! "Why, he nearly killed an aunt of mine! Send for Wilfrid Jones, Eliza. Trust me, there's nobody like him. He listens to every symptom!" "No, no, Eliza. Listen to me. I know a little man in Hammersmith, who saved my poor Grandmother's life when every other doctor had -" "Hammersmith! Nonsense! I don't believe in any English doctors! Let me bring Herr Schwartzmüller to you, my dear Eliza, He -" "My dear Eliza, have you lived all these years without knowing that Dr. Thrupp Robinson, the homœopathic allopath, in Bermondsey, is the only physician in London who -" &c., &c., &c.'
1 print : wood engraving ; border 15.2 x 18 cm
Perplexing - very! Du Maurier
Wellcome Library no. 14281i