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A doctor's front door, with a chimney sweep, in the snow. Drawing by John Leighton ("Luke Limner").

Leighton, John, 1822-1912.

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Credit: A doctor's front door, with a chimney sweep, in the snow. Drawing by John Leighton ("Luke Limner"). Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

Possibly intended as a visual pun: "sweep in the snow" as homonym of "sweepin' the snow"

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink ; image 11.7 x 7.5 cm

Lettering

Dr Snore ; patients ; knock and ring ; servants ; first sketch for Christmas card sweep in the snow.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25360i

Creator/production credits

Attribution from artist's studio stamp, "John Leighton", in mauve ink, in bottom left corner of paper mount

Reproduction note

Study for a chromolithographic Christmas card (cf. no. 23561i in the Wellcome Library catalogue)

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  • English


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