Punch,  14 (1848), 161.

A Curious Patient



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Commerce, Expertise

People mentioned:

Benjamin C Brodie

    Discusses an advertisement by 'the Surgeon to the Bank of England'. Suggests that the bank's pulse is felt by the Stock Exchange. Speculates on similar appointments such as a 'Chemist to London Bridge' and a medical man to 'look after' statues.

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