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A doctor pumps the stomach of his obese seated patient while another couple wait, one who has already undergone reduction examines his deflated countenance in a mirror. Coloured etching by H. Heath, 1827.

Heath, Henry, active 1824-1850.
Date
July 1827

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Description

A scrawny and an obese dog play next to the doctor's stool and bucket. On the wall are a picture of an obese man and a skeletal man and a picture entitled "Specimen of the reduction of a dog, performed by the stomach-pump - in 3 operations"

Publication/Creation

[London] (Newgate Street) : William Cole, July 1827.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Reduction. Drawn & etched by H. Heath.

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11809i

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Language

  • English


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