Punch,  41 (1861), 190.

A Distressing Case of 'Kleptomania'



Illustration, Drollery

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Mental Illness, Crime, Hospitals, Medical Treatment

    Following PU1/41/19/5, shows a shady looking man—the victim of kleptomania—on a street pavement. He is being led away by 'Doctors X1 and Z2', dressed as police constables, to the hospital, where 'steps are now being taken for his recovery'.

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