Print, engraving, 'The Company of Undertakers'. Published by W. Hogarth, March 3rd, 1736. Re-issue. 26 x 18 cm to plate mark. Legend: Beareth Sable, an Urinal proper, between 12 Quack-Heads...
Characters from left to right are John Taylor (1703-1772), oculist; Mrs. Sarah Mapp (1706-1737), bone-setter; Joshua Ward (1684/5-1761), medical practitioner and inventor of medicines; quacks sniff their pomander canes, one holding a glass urinal whilst two thers inspect it with their glass eyes. Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum Division I Political and Personal Satires Vol III Part 1, No. 2299, A Consultation of Physicians.
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plate mark: 260 mm x 180 mm
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- Edmunds, A.
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