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Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British

Alarming Case of Indigestion: The Doctor Called In

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Sheet: 12 5/16 x 17 5/16 inches (31.2 x 44 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (23.5 x 32 cm)

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 887"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "Published May 14, 1847 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "ALARMING CASE OF INDIGESTION: THE DOCTOR CALLED (underlined) IN. | (two columns of text, left column) Patient: ~ Oh Doctor I feel very ill: ~ such a tightness all over! | Nurse: ~ Please Sir, D.r Peel's medicine has made master worse | (right column) Doctor: ~ My dear Sir, only a little passing inconvenience. | Be assured the worst is over, You will soon be as well as ever. | (aside) __ I wish this Russian draught would arrive though | (below both columns) Factotum to Cook ~ This is all your doings."; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bowls | chairs | cook | genre subject | ill | maid | medicine | nurse | patient | physician | political | politicians | politics | robes | satire | science | sick | sketches | top hat
Associated People:
Baring, Alexander, 1st Baron Ashburton (1773 - 1848), politician/statesman, merchant/financier
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
Wood, Sir Charles, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800 - 1885), politician/statesman
Hudson, George (1800-1871), MP, the 'Railway King'
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