Dr. Flannel suggests to a fashionable lady that she wear a flannel petticoat to keep her legs warm. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward.

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Dr Flannel says: "Mrs Jenny said your ladyship complain'd of being cold about the loins- So I have just stept in with a warm flaṉṉel petticoat" the lady throws up her arms in horror and replies "I have no loins fellow! do you want to make a monster of me!!"

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.7 x 35 cm

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A hint to the ladies- or a visit from Dr. Flannel!! Woodward del. ; Cruikshank s.

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  • [London] (111 Cheapside)

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  • T. Tegg

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  • 1807?

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Dr. Flannel suggests to a fashionable lady that she wear a flannel petticoat to keep her legs warm. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1807?, after G.M. Woodward.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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