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A shield containing a group portrait of various doctors and quacks, including Mrs Mapp, Dr. Joshua Ward and John Taylor. Mezzotint after W. Hogarth, 1736.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]

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A version of the print also published with lettering "The company of undertakers". The three named quacks occupy the top of the shield, twelve other 'doctors' are situated in the lower half; most of them have gold canes held up to their noses, one is dipping his finger into a urinal while another holds it

Publication/Creation

London (No. 69 in St. Paul's Churchyard) : Printed for Bowles & Carver, [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 16.5 x 11.5 cm

Lettering

Consultation of physicians. Wm. Hogarth inv.t

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498833i

Language

  • English


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