Title John Glaisyer a Quaker anointing a dog with burning vitriol oil; implying a satirical attack on the Quaker movement. Coloured etching by C. Williams, 1806.
Imprint [London] (50 Piccadilly) : S.W. Fores, September 1806.


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Physical description 1 print : etching, with watercolour
References British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 10637
Summary Glaisyer is in the yard of an apothecary's shop, indicating his profession. He says to the dog: "Come here poor dog! Thee shalt not say I called thee names, or beat thee, for that would be cruel!! but I will annoint thee with oil, and moisten thy sides with my pure linnement." A woman in a distant window calls out: "Ah Obadiah, that dreadfull whining cant, to allure the poor animal, in order to inflict the most diabolical unheard of cruelty on him, shall not go unpunished."
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 12200i
Lettering The last stage of cruelty, or a mercifull example of Quaerism at Brighton. Dedicated to the Society of Quakers - N.B. the side of the poor animal was entirely burned through the next day and his bowels actuall fell out on the ground.
Author, etc. Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830.
Society of Friends, dedicatee
Topic-LCSH Pharmacists.
Quakers.
Dogs.
Subject name Glaisyer, John, active 1806.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Etchings.
Copy photo no. V 11319
System no. .b11603756
Record no. 12200i