Breathing a vein [graphic].

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with engraving on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 26.2 x 20.0 cm, on sheet 33 x 23 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker identified as Gillray and artist questionably identified as Sneyd in the British Museum catalogue.
One of a set of Gillray prints of medical conditions that were apparent studies in facial expression.
Temporary local subject terms: Veterinary Surgeons -- Bleeding -- Top Boots -- Medical Procedures.
Abstract:
"The patient sits on a stool, averting his head from the surgeon who supports his left. arm, from which the blood spurts into a bowl. The operator wears spurred top-boots, and has a bucolic appearance suggesting a veterinary surgeon. The patient wears a nightcap and buttoned waistcoat over his shirt."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Harvey, Francis--Ownership.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1804.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1804.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
804.01.28.03
Auchincloss Gillray v. 11
Orbis Record:
8424331
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr11168
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10306
Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 271
Wright, T. Historical and descriptive account of the caricatures by James Gillray, no. 483
OID:
11018139
PID:
digcoll:976429