Punch,  11 (1846), 128.

How to Get Rid of a Gratis Patient

J Leech *


Illustration, Satire

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J Leech *


Medical Treatment, Medical Practitioners, Gender

    Shows a medical practitioner questioning a female patient in his surgery. Having learnt that his pills have not improved her condition, he suggests shaving her head and having his pupil put a seton on the back of her neck.

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