BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.
Pictures

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]

Download

Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
Can I use this?

About this work

Description

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

Lettering

Consultation of physicians. Wm. Hogarth inv.t

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498833i

Language

  • English


Where to find it


Identifiers


License information

License information

You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Credit

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. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.