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Dr Samuel Eady and two women patients. Watercolour by Thomas Rowlandson, ca. 1825.

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
[1825?]
Reference
726498i
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Description

Samuel Phillips Eady practised as a commercial physician in London at 38 Dean Street, Soho. He advertised a remedy for "those who are unhappily afflicted with diseases of the generative system". In a caricature 'The commercial dandy & his sleeping partners' by George Cruikshank (1821: BM 14273) he is represented as physician to Mrs ("Mother") Wood, a brothel-owner. There are comments on him in 'Annals of quackery', The medical adviser, 1823-1824, 1: 40-42, 249-250; 1824, 2: 77-79

Publication/Creation

[1825?]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sight 13.2 x 19.7 cm

Lettering

Dr Eady and his patients. T. Rowlandson.

Publications note

'Dr Eady--from Soho to Beverly Hills', Wellcome Library blog, 18 August 2011

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 726498i

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