Three despairing women, one of whom looks disapprovingly at three quacks concocting a mixture; satirizing Britain's economic depletion and distress at the hands of her politicians. Etching by W. Heath, 1830.

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1830


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    State quacks - or the desperate condition of the wither'd sisters. "The house is full of quacks - jugglers and plagiaries" - L'Estrange."Thus were they plagu'd and worn with famine" - Milton.


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        'Three despairing women, one of whom looks disapprovingly at three quacks concocting a mixture; satirizing Britain's economic depletion and distress at the hands of her politicians. Etching by W. Heath, 1830.' by William Heath. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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