Scroll to info

A gouty man having his foot caressed by a voluptuous woman with a crown, another crowned woman listens in the doorway; representing King George IV with his mistress the Marchioness of Hertford and his wife Queen Caroline of Brunswick. Coloured etching, c. 1820.

We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.


The Hertford doctoress - or a consultation upon the gout in the great toe.


    Credit: Wellcome Collection

    Free to use with attribution

    CC BY


    Back to top