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Title
Coroners inquest, A
VIA ID
Digital Object
Coroners inquest, A
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 98
Creation Date
1826
Description
20.5 x 23.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
aquatint
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  death ;  sick persons ;  barbers

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: A Coroners inquest. Juror_The man's alive Sir for, he has open'd one eye. Coroner_ Sir, the doctor declar'd him Dead two hours since & he must remain Dead Sir, so I shall proceed with the inquest. ; F. Delt. ; London, Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1826


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