Costermongers and Cherubs
Disease, Human Development, Amusement, Medical Practitioners, Commerce
Includes a discussion of a physician's letter to The Times that warns of the fatal diseases that a child can catch while being wheeled about the streets in perambulators during the 'most inclement weather'. Observes that these diseases 'must be advantageous to the doctors' and that it is 'very liberal of a physician to publish them'.
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