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An Irish man is having a prescription made up in a pharmacy shop, he complains to the pharmacist about the small quantity of medicine he is being given. Wood engraving by C. Keane, 1874.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
1874
Reference
13810i
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Bears caption: 'Paddy (he has brought a prescription to the chemist, who is carefully weighing a very minute portion of calomel). " Oi big yer pardon, sor, but y'are mighty nare wid that mid'cine! and" - (coaxingly) - "I may till 'ye - 'tis for a poor motherless child!!"

Publication/Creation

[London], 1874.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

Allopathy. CK.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13810i

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  • English


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