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A doctor taking the pulse of a country squire; the smug doctor receives a drink from the butler while his disgruntled patient's medicine is prepared by the maid. Lithograph by W. Hunt, 1825, after H.W. Bunbury.

Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
10 January 1825

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Dose-ing the squire. W.H. Bunbury esqre. delt. ; W. Hunt lithog.


London (101 Strand) : R. Ackermann, 10 January 1825 (C. Hullmandel)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 25.5 x 30.6 cm

Publications note

Claire Cross, 'What would a doctor have carried in his bag?', Friends of the Wellcome Institute Newsletter, no. 20, 2000, pp. 6-8 (noting the doctor's large pockets in lieu of the 'doctor's bag' popular later in the century)

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


Wellcome Library no. 11181i


  • English


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