A marble vase placed on a pedestal on top of a sarcophagus; and two other vases. Etching by G.B. Piranesi, ca. 1770.
A monster representing the miscegenated state of the theatre, combining tragedy, comedy, and pantomime. Coloured etching by S. De Wilde, 1807, after "Sylvester Scrutiny".
A patient being bled by a surgeon with three dismayed onlookers; represented by five faun-like demons. Coloured etching.
The Royal Hospital, Chelsea: viewed from the Surrey bank with boats on the river. Etching by T. Tagg after E. Dayes, 1797.
A man standing by a fire place, pulling a peculiar face after taking some medicine. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1800.
A figure dressed in a cholera safety suit. Coloured etching. English, after a German or French original of 1832.
1832 - 1835
A travelling procession of quackish health officials ironically praise the coming of vaccination. Etching.
An obese midwife on her way to a labour in the early hours of the morning. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1811.
A woman with a large ladle in her hand is cooking something on the fire as a large kettle boils. Etching by W. Heath, 1829.
The four heroic retainers of Raikō (Yorimitsu) with flaming torches, about to kill the great earth spider in its web. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1810s.
A frail and wounded soldier being saved from death by the care of his young wife. Detail: expression of relief and love.
A grimacing invalid seated before a bowl having received an emetic, another man clasps his head compassionately. Coloured etching by J. Sneyd, 1804, after J. Gillray.
A poor apothecary in a cart being drawn by his servant are overtaken by a wealthy couple in a horse-drawn carriage with a seat at the back for their servant. Coloured etching.
An ill man who is being bled by his doctor. Coloured etching by J. Sneyd, 1804, after J. Gillray.
A grimacing invalid seated before a bowl having received an emetic, another man clasps his head compassionately. Coloured etching after J. Sneyd after J. Gillray.
A doctor prescribing continuation of treatment to his reluctant patient. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1799, after G.M. Woodward.