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An emaciated patient protesting to his doctor, who is satisfied with his patient's demise. Watercolour.

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The patient says: "Oh dear doctor that alternative you sent me has almost killed me." The doctor replies: "Very good! Very good! That is what I intended I see the medicine has had its effect if you continue to follow my prescription you will be perfectly free from all complaints in a few days." A bottle labelled "vitriolic acid" is on the table next to the patient

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1 painting : watercolour

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11224i

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