Punch,  59 (1870), 68.

Our Pretty Doctor

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Medical Practitioners, Gender, Class

    Shows several scruffy and dirty men forming a queue in front of a desk in the surgery of a woman doctor, Dr Arabella. She asks them what she can do for them, and Bill, who heads the queue, explains that he and his mates, 'bein' out o' work' and 'wantin' to turn an honest penny' any way they can, wondered if she 'wouldn't mind recommendin' [... them] as nurses'.

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