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Doctor Humbug, an itinerant medicine vendor selling his wares from a stage with the aid of an assistant. Coloured etching, 1799.

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21 July 1799

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Dr Humbug, standing on a stage (right) passes down a pill to a member of his audience (left). On the right of the stage is his zany holding a brass instrument

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The noted Doctor Humbug cures all disorders incident to the human body!

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[London] (101 Strand) : R. Ackermann, 21 July 1799.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour

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Doctor Humbug, an itinerant medicine vendor selling his wares from a stage with the aid of an assistant. Coloured etching, 1799. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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