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.

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


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    Credit: Wellcome Collection

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