An obese man exhibiting a placard of himself looking extremely thin, demonstrating the effectiveness of J. Morison's pills. Coloured lithograph.

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[London] (377 Strand) : W. Spooner

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour.


"This here board is a hexact representation of me as I vos afore I took to Morrisons pills and only took 480 boxes!! I lived on nothink else for a vortnight."

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Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954


On the reverse of this print are 15 small prints respectively entitled: "Mankind in all ages, Political, Mechanics, Steam and locomotion, The French revolution, Characteristics, Astronomy, Emigration, Economy, The duties of life, Liberty & Justice emigrating, Columns for particular classes, Poetry, Miscellaneous, A bit of proud flesh."


Wellcome Collection 11857i


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