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A self-indulgent man afflicted with gout: the pain is represented by a demon burning his foot. Coloured lithograph by G. Cruikshank, 1818, after Captain Hehl.

Hehl, Simon, Captain.
Date
[9 April 1818]

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While the man gorges himself on rich food and drink, a picture on the wall of Vesuvius erupting symbolises the imminent contraction of gout

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Introduction of the gout. G.C. fect.

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[London (Piccadilly)] : [S.W. Fores], [9 April 1818]

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 20.9 x 32.8 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 10506i

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  • English


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A self-indulgent man afflicted with gout: the pain is represented by a demon burning his foot. Coloured lithograph by G. Cruikshank, 1818, after Captain Hehl. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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