A doctor's front door, with a chimney sweep, in the snow. Drawing by John Leighton ("Luke Limner").
- Leighton, John, 1822-1912.
About this work
Possibly intended as a visual pun: "sweep in the snow" as homonym of "sweepin' the snow"
Dr Snore ; patients ; knock and ring ; servants ; first sketch for Christmas card sweep in the snow.
1 drawing : pen and ink ; image 11.7 x 7.5 cm
Wellcome Library no. 25360i
Attribution from artist's studio stamp, "John Leighton", in mauve ink, in bottom left corner of paper mount
Study for a chromolithographic Christmas card (cf. no. 23561i in the Wellcome Library catalogue)
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