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Anne Manning, a quack doctor, outside her cottage with Betty Upton. Etching, by W.J. White, 1818, after himself.

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Date

1818

    Lettering

    Ann Manning and Betty Upton. W.J. White del. et sc.

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      British Museum, Catalogue of engraved British portraits, vol. 3, London 1912, p. 151

      Poster stuck on wall of cottage reads "Leake's pills. Mercury exploded, desperate cases cured in three days. Mortified limbs scraped with a coal shovel. Flesh regenerated on bare bones." A sheet on the ground reads "Lies told faster than a horse can gallop. Nann Manning, Lynn Regis"




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