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Title
Rich doctor and the poor patient: You are very well!
Name/Creator
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798-1872, French, artist
Jenkins, Joseph John, 1811-1885, English, engraver (printmaker)
VIA ID
Digital Object
Rich doctor and the poor patient: You are very well!
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 106
Creation Date
ca. 1840
Description
33.3 x 24.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

engravings
Materials Type
engraving (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
doctors ;  patients ;  caricatures ;  poverty ;  wealth

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: "London, Published by J & H Jenkins, 10 Bear St., Leicester Sq'e. & W. McDowall, 20 G't Newport Street."


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