A man suffering from depressed spirits ("hypochondria"), being tormented by doleful spectres. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson after J. Dunthorne, 1788.
- Dunthorne, James, active 1780-1792.
- 1 March 1788
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The visions from left to right: A cauliflower-eared man drinking from a wine glass; a man, haunted by a serpent, preparing to cut his throat; a man driving a hearse whipping his horse; a woman's torso hanging limply upside-down; two lunatic faces; a hand with a sword; a ghoulish old maid holding a cloth and a rope, handing a pistol out of the shadows to the hypochondriac; a frenzied skeleton preparing to stab with an arrow