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A doctor and footman hurling pudding at each other in an attempt to make the obese patient laugh in order to cure his quinsey. Coloured engraving by R. Newton, 1797.

Newton, Richard, 1777-1798.
Date
10 August 1797

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Description

Quinsey is a peritonsillar abscess

Lettering

A new way of curing a quinsey. R. Newton delint.

Publication/Creation

London (53 Fleet Street) : Laurie & Whittle, 10 August 1797.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving and etching, with watercolour ; platemark 19.9 x 24.8 cm

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VII, London 1942, no. 9331

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10971i

Language

  • English


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