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.
- [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
Consultation of physicians. Wm. Hogarth inv.t
London (No. 69 in St. Paul's Churchyard) : Printed for Bowles & Carver, [between 1700 and 1799]
1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 16.5 x 11.5 cm
Wellcome Library no. 2498833i