The Two Sick Men
Medical Treatment, Medical Practitioners, Politics
Following PU1/39/9/5, depicts Emperor Napoleon III as a military doctor who spoons gruel to Pope Pius IX and Sultan Abd-ul-Medjid of the Ottoman Empire, both of whom are represented as sick patients sitting on easy chairs. The pope tells the sultan that they share the same 'French Doctor' whose 'course of steel' has not been particularly effective.
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