Punch,  33 (1857), 227.

Quack! Quack! Quack!



Reportage, Spoof


Quackery, Medical Treatment, Crime, Societies

    Likening quacks to birds, reports on the removal of 'obscene pigeons' from the 'dirty dove-cotes' in Holywell Street—a notorious site of quacks—but warns that the 'rookery of the quacks' remains undisturbed and attacks the Society for the Suppression of Vice for 'partial blindness'.

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