Punch,  9 (1845), 41.

General Medical Illumination





Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Commerce, Government

    Reports that medicine bottles 'have been shining with unwonted radiance' following the abandonment of the Home Secretary James R G Graham's 'Physic and Surgery Bill'. Describes some of the ways in which practitioners expressed their joy, including transparencies showing 'Britannia shielding Medicine from the Home Secretary', and another depicting a 'Pure Surgeon' with 'the letters "£ s. d.", the real motto of the College of Surgeons', behind him.

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