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Two doctors discussing a patient who has a fever and a great thirst, the patient overhears and promises to cure the thirst if they can deal with the fever. Wood engraving by C. Keene, 1882.

Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
1882

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Description

Caption reads: 'Doctor (sotto voce to his colleague). "We must reduce the fever and abate the thirst!" Patient (who had overheard). "If you'll redooce the fever, gen'lemen - I'll uld'take - to abate the thirst myshelf!!"'

Publication/Creation

[London], 1882.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 14 x 18 cm

Lettering

"Rallying." CK.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 14279i

Languages

  • English



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