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A dentist demonstrating the adaptability of false teeth to an apprehensive patient by taking out his own. Wood engraving by C. Keene, 1877.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891
Date:
1877
Reference:
13818i
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Bears dialogue: 'Customer (nervously). "Ah! They must be very irksome at first." Dentist (exhultantly). "Not a bit of it , sir! Look here, sir!" (Dexterously catching his entire set.) "Here's my uppers, and here's my unders!"'

Sign on wall reads: "Fang!! Painless dentistry - moderate charge"

Publication/Creation

[London], 1877.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 13.4 x 10.4 cm

Lettering

Plain to demonstration. CK

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13818i

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  • English


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