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A man wearing a 'german corn plaster', which has caused his leg to shrink. Coloured reproduction of an etching.

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[London] (111 Fleet Street)

Physical description

1 print : lithographic reproduction of an etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Hodgson's genuine patent medicines. German corn plaster. ...

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11894i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Bless me Mr. Shanks if the plaster arn't draw'd one leg shorterer than the other." "Yes marm but it has cured my corn, and if I put a plaster on the other leg it will draw them both alike."

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