Caricature of a doctor treating a patient

Caricature of a doctor treating a patient

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Caption: Physician caricature. Caricature of a physician treating lumps on a man's nose by applying red hot needles to them. The treatment is causing flames to erupt from the patient's nose. On the table (at lower left) are a vase and cup of hot water, a bottle of medicinal brandy, and a bowl of hot coals. Image entitled "Metallic Tractors", from Britain during the early 19th century. By James Gillray, 1801.

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