A travelling medicine vendor on horseback making a speech to a crowd of people. Engraving by T. Slater, ca. 1713.
- Slater, T. (Engraver)
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Pharmacopola circumforaneus, or the horse doctor's harangue to ye credulous mob. Gentlemen, I Waltho Van Claturbank, High German doctor, chymist & dentifricator ... not far from Titter Tatter Fair, and you may see, hear, and return, re-infecta. T. Slater sculp.
London (at ye Royal Exchange in Cornhill ye corner of Castle-Alley) : T. Harrison : And by ye Print shops about town, [1713?]
1 print : line engraving and etching ; upper platemark 18.9 x 26.2 cm, lower platemark 23 x 26.2 cm
Joel S. Berson, 'The horse doctor's harangue makes an appearance during the Boston smallpox-inoculation controversy', Papers of the Bibliographic Society of America, vol. 110, no. 1 (March, 2016), pp. 85--94
Wellcome Library no. 575019i
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