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A sailor with a bandaged eye consulting a mercenary medical practitioner. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward.

Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809.
Date
[1807?]

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Credit: A sailor with a bandaged eye consulting a mercenary medical practitioner. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The sailor describes his medical history in nautical terms. He refers to a skeleton suspended in a cupboard as the doctor's "messmate"

Lettering

The sailor and the quack doctor!! ... Woodward del. ; Cruikshank s.p.

Publication/Creation

[London] (111 Cheapside) : T. Tegg, [1807?]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.6 x 35 cm

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 10896

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 21026i

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  • English


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