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Title
Ague & Fever
Name/Creator
Dunthorne, James, ca. 1758-1792 or 3, English, artist
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, English, etcher
VIA ID
Digital Object
Ague & Fever
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 139
Creation Date
1792
Description
40 x 53 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  illness ;  sick persons ;  doctors ;  bedrooms ;  fireplaces

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Domestic Medicine

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: "And feel by turns the bitter change of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce." -- Milton. ; Designed by James Dunthorne. Etch'd by T. Rowlandson. London Pub'd. Nov'r. 5, 1792 by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly


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