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Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

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Title
Democratic Leveling, Alliance a la Françoise; or, The Union of the Coronet & Clyster-pipe
Name/Creator
Gillray, James, 1757-1815, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Democratic Leveling, Alliance a la Françoise; or, The Union of the Coronet & Clyster-pipe
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Creation Date
1796
Description
42.5 x 29.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
hand coloring
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Subject
weddings ;  medical instruments and apparatus ;  surgeons ;  caricatures

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Note
General note: "The marriage of Lady Lucy Stanhope to Tailor the surgeon; satirized by her being presented by a sansculotte Stanhope to a figure composed of medical implements, while Fox and Sheridan officiate." -- Wellcome Library catalogue

Inscription: On recto of image: Pub'd. March 4th 1796, by H. Humphrey, New Bond Street


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