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.
- [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
Introduction of the gout. G.C. fect.
[London (Piccadilly)] : [S.W. Fores], [9 April 1818]
1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 20.9 x 32.8 cm
Wellcome Library no. 10506i
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