Four bizarre methods of therapy. Reproduction of a pen drawing by J.P., 1854.

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The four main scenes bear the following legends below: "Curious experiment with a candle! (For a cold.)","Experiment with a child's chair.","Experiment with hammer & anvil! (For pains in the head.)","Experiment with pestle & mortar! (For pains in the back.)". These are surrounded by a border comprising a multitude of absurd figures

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1 print : transfer lithograph of a pen drawing

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Ridiculous things. J.P.

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  • 17 January 1854

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Four bizarre methods of therapy. Reproduction of a pen drawing by J.P., 1854.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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