An Experiment on a Vile Body
Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Charlatanry, Surgery
Depicts a consulting room in which a medical student stands in front of his patient who clutches his face in agony. The caption reveals that the student had, after 'dragging his patient round the Surgery', extracted a tooth. The student tries to reassure his patient that 'that's not so bad for a first attempt'.
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