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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Three best physicians, The: Dr. Diet, Dr. Merryman and Dr. Quit. A Hint to Hippocondriacks
VIA ID
Digital Object
Three best physicians, The:  Dr. Diet, Dr. Merryman and Dr. Quit. A Hint to Hippocondriacks
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.M01.15
Creation Date
ca. 1813
Description
24.5 x 34 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
patients ;  doctors ;  caricatures ;  death

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: Dr. Diet says: "He'll do! Pick'd the bones clean! We shall beat the Charlotte Street Medical Board hollow!", Dr. Quiet exclaims: "Come now for a little quiet; Merryman's dose has opperated suficiently!"; Dr. Merryman shouts: "Be off! Be off! You have no chance where Diet, Merryman and Quiet practice!", Death replies: "Then my first job must be to quiet you, and your partners will soon follow."


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