Punch,  35 (1858), 113.

To Persons Embarrassed with Rich or Troublesome Relations



Advertisement, Spoof


Mental Illness, Medical Practitioners, Commerce

    A spoof advertisement from a recently-qualified medical student who offers to certify as insane 'anybody, who may be troublesome, or sadly in the way'. Notes that his fees vary 'according to the wealth and respectability of the party he is called upon to pronounce insane'.

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