A doctor reprimanding an obese patient for not taking his medicine. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1797.
- Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
- 20 December 1797
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The doctor says: "I declare you are as fat as a porpoise. -Ah! -You would never have been so lusty as this if you had followed my prescription." The patient replies: "I fancy not!! If I had followed that, I should have broke my neck, for I tossed it out of the window."