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Title
Dropsy courting consumption
Tegg's Caricatures, No. 45
Name/Creator
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Dropsy courting consumption.   Tegg's Caricatures, No. 45
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 17
Creation Date
1810
Description
36.5 x 26.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  illness ;  disease

Category
Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800-1922

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: Dropsy courting Consumption. Price One Schilling Coloured. Rowlandson Del.


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