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Title
Two o'clock in the morning, Rat- tat -tat! Tingle - tingle - tingle!!
Name/Creator
Pyall, Henry, 1795-1833, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Two o'clock in the morning, Rat- tat -tat! Tingle - tingle - tingle!!
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 96
Creation Date
1827
Description
30 x 19 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
aquatint
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  night ;  drugstores ;  cats ;  flowerpots ;  medical personnel

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: Two o'clock in the morning, Rat- tat -tat! Tingle - tingle - tingle!! Who are you? (Damn the Cats!) - what d'ye want Young Woman, Hey? - Oh-sir- Master begs you'll step over di-rectly as Missus, - if you please sir, is taken very bad in -a-a-a-!!! ; Sign next to window: Hand in Hand Assurance. ; Sign above store: Cawdle, Accoucheur & Aporhecary, NB. Bleeding, Cupping, Tooth Drawing &c. &c. ; London, Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket. Ego, Del't., H. Pyall, Sculp't.


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