Title A rustic blacksmith turned tooth-drawer extracting a tooth from an anxious woman patient, her husband observes the situation. Mezzotint by J. Wilson after J. Harris the elder.
Imprint London (53 Fleet Street) : Robt. Sayer.


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Physical description 1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35.3 x 25.1 cm
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 16507i
Note Exhibited in "Teeth" at Wellcome Collection, 17 May - 16 September 2018
Lettering The ludicrous operator, or blacksmith turn'd tooth drawer. Why squeeze your hat, and seize my cap as if you dreaded some mishap? Keep not your spirits on the rack, I'm a licentiate not a quack. Designed by J. Harris & improv'd by drawings after the life by J. Wilson. J. Wilson fecit.
Author, etc. Harris, John, the elder, -1834.
Wilson, James, 1735-1786.
Topic-LCSH Dentist and patient.
Teeth -- Extraction.
Pain.
Blacksmiths.
Medicine, Rural.
Quacks and quackery.
Genre/Technique Mezzotints.
Copy photo no. V 12025
System no. .b11743943
Record no. 16507i