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Roderick Random's fellow surgeon's mate approaching their new captain for the post of surgeon while docked in Jamaica; the foppish Captain Whiffle has fainted due to Morgan's appearance and odour, his entourage try to revive him with smelling salts and lavender water. Etching by T. Rowlandson, 1793, after himself, after T. Smollett, c. 1750.

Smollett, T. 1721-1771.
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Publish's as the Act directs 1 June 1793

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London : J. Sibbald, Publish's as the Act directs 1 June 1793.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 11.7 x 17.7 cm

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T. Rowlandson delt & fect.

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Roderick Random's fellow surgeon's mate approaching their new captain for the post of surgeon while docked in Jamaica; the foppish Captain Whiffle has fainted due to Morgan's appearance and odour, his entourage try to revive him with smelling salts and lavender water. Etching by T. Rowlandson, 1793, after himself, after T. Smollett, c. 1750. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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