Larevellière-Lépeaux sits in a disordered quack doctor's room, in the presence of seven wounded French generals, one of them vomiting; representing French defeats in 1799 and Bonaparte's failed imperial ambitions in the east. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1799.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 26 x 36.2 cm

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French generals retiring, on account of their health; - with Lepaux presiding in the directorial dispensary.

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  • [London] (St. James Street)

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  • H. Humphrey

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  • 20 June 1799

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Larevellière-Lépeaux sits in a disordered quack doctor's room, in the presence of seven wounded French generals, one of them vomiting; representing French defeats in 1799 and Bonaparte's failed imperial ambitions in the east. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1799.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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