A theatrical figure in a tuxedo supporting a pestle and mortar as a hat and holding a large pill. Watercolour painting.
A man in bed with vegetables sprouting from all parts of his body; as a result of taking J. Morison's vegetable pills.
A wealthy and well-dressed doctor; suggesting he has a large number of patients. Wood engraving by J. Orrin Smith after J.K. Meadows, 1840.
A sailor surviving in a large empty box of J. Morison's pills, after being shipwrecked. Coloured lithograph.
The Kaiser angrily throwing his medicines on to the floor and shouting at his physicians that he needs a victory not tablets. Pen drawing by J.H. Dowd, 1914.
A doctor asking an elderly patient if he has taken a box of pills that he has prescribed, the patient retorts that he found the boxes difficult to swallow. Wood engraving by L. Raven-Hill, 1906.
An obese man exhibiting a placard of himself looking extremely thin, demonstrating the effectiveness of J. Morison's pills. Coloured lithograph.
Peel about to force-feed a large tablet to John Bull in an apothecaries shop; representing England at the hands of the politicians. Lithograph by H. Heath.
A black man buying some of J. Morison's pills, hoping they will make him white. Coloured lithograph.
A rural physician giving an elderly woman a tablet, she views it suspiciously, a younger woman stands smiling in the background. Coloured stipple engraving by J. Cary, 1786, after H. Taylor.
A person discovering that they have been transformed into several kinds of vegetables the morning after taking J. Morison's vegetable pills. Coloured lithograph.
An elderly man throwing his head back to swallow some pills and in the process tossing water all over himself. Coloured aquatint by M. Egerton, 1827.
A box of Aspro (analgesic and flu remedy) among falling autumn leaves. Colour lithograph after Damour, ca. 1930 (?).
A rural physician giving an elderly woman a tablet, which she views suspiciously, a younger woman stands smiling in the background. Coloured stipple engraving by J. Cary, 1786, after H. Taylor.
A doctor presenting a patient with a large pill; representing Addington's concession to the City of London by withdrawing income tax. Coloured etching by C. Williams, 1802.
A horrified gouty man discovering grass is growing out of his skin, as a result of taking J. Morison's vegetable pills. Coloured lithograph by C.J. Grant, 1835.