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A love sick man taking some of Doctor Hymen's pills to try and cure himself. Watercolour painting.

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Credit: A love sick man taking some of Doctor Hymen's pills to try and cure himself. Watercolour painting. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The man is holding a tub of pills labelled: "A perfect cure for love", on the floor is the lid for the tub labelled: "Hymen's sugar coated pills"

Lettering

If cupid wounds you with his dart, and you should wish to heal the smart, why, Dr. Hymen's well-known cure, will quickly make you well, I'm sure!

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11860i

Language

  • English


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