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A doctor reprimanding the drunkenness of the village grave-digger, who retorts that he does not criticise the doctor for his mistakes - which he has to bury. Wood engraving by C. Keene, 1879.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
1879
Reference
13821i
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Description

Bears dialogue: 'Village doctor (to the grave-digger, who is given to whiskey). "Ah, John! I'm sorry to see you in this pitiable condition again!" Grave-digger. "Toots, sir! Can ye no'let a'e little fau't o'mine gae by? It's mony a muckle ane o'yours I ha'e happit owre, an'said naething aboot!"'

Publication/Creation

[London], 1879.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 15 x 11.8 cm

Lettering

"Live and let live." CK

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13821i

Languages

  • English


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