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A tooth-drawer in his establishment feeling the tooth of a bemused female patient, his assistant holds the pincers in readiness for extraction. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1823.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
1 August 1823
Reference
16659i
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Description

A notice on the wall reads: "Barnaby factotum draws teeth bleeds & shaves wigs made here, also sausages, wash balls, black puddings, scotch pills powder for the itch red herrings, breeches balls and small beer by the maker in utrumque paratus."

Publication/Creation

[London] (Broadway, Ludgate Hill) : John Fairburn, 1 August 1823.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 26.5 x 22.6 cm

Lettering

The tooth-ache, or, torment & torture. ; Rowlandson scul. 1823.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16659i

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Languages

  • English


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