The guide to health, or, Bonnell Thornton's consultation of physicians [graphic].
[London] Pubd. by Thos. Tegg, 111 Cheapside, London [ca. 1810]
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 26 x 36 cm
Title etched below image. Printmaker from unverified data in local card catalog record. Date of publication from the British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1935,0522.8.140. Six lines of text, labeled "anecdode [sic] of Bl. Thornton," following curly bracket after title: Addison very humourasly [sic] compared physicians to an army of antient Britons ... Plate numbered "307" in the upper right corner. Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 5. Also issued separately. Sheet trimmed to plate mark. Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires. Caricatures II; Acquisitions no.: 968-9-1-161. Manuscript "161" in upper center of plate.
Three fashionable dressed men stand to the left consulting with a man in his nightshirt and cap who addresses them from his bed. At the foot of the bed are three wigs on stands. An elder woman in a cap opens the curtains on the window to the right.
Bonnell Thornton's consultation of physicians
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830 [Printmaker] Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845 [Publisher]
Bedrooms Canopy beds Johnstone, Henry Arthur Physicians Rugs Sleepwear Staffs (Sticks) Thornton, Bonnell, 1724-1768 Wigs
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1810 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1810 Watermarks (Paper) -- 1817
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