Title A gagging man surrounded by confused consultants and medical students. Coloured etching, 1800.
Imprint [London] (50 Piccadilly) : S.W. Fores, 18 April 1800.

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Physical description 1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 23.9 x 36.2 cm
Publication price Folios of caricatures lent out for the evening.
References Not found in: British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1870-1954
Summary The seated patient croaks: "Ta-ke- a p-hee-p- brother -ta-ha-ke a p-hee-p- I- ca-hant- se-he the poker, put a sti-t-itch". One of the consultants warns: "Stand off patients, keep your distance - I think a bit of sticking plaister will do brother", the two students complain: "Is that all we are to be taught for our money - stand off - & take a peep". A notice on the wall reads: "For permission to run the hospital --- 21. For box carrier 10.6 i.e. myself. Mem. No gentlemen to remain longer than five minutes in one room, not to press upon the surgeon, to make the best use of their eyes. N.B. Gentlemen that are deaf may learn all as well."
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 11639i
Lettering An extraordinary surgical case, or, a long search after the poker.
Topic-LCSH Physicians.
Costume -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Medical instruments and apparatus.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Copy photo no. V 11041
System no. .b11597501
Record no. 11639i