Punch,  61 (1871), 257.

Medical Nonconformity



News-Commentary, Drollery


Vaccination, Periodicals

People mentioned:

Edward Jenner

    Discusses an extract from the Pall Mall Gazette describing the collapse of a journal called the Anti-Vaccinator. Noting that the proprietor was Frederick Pitman, suggests that 'Pitman' is a 'suggestive' name in this context because the 'simpletons' who agree with the periodical's cause are 'much to be pitted'.

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