WE Gladstone as a quack doctor selling remedies from his caravan

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WE Gladstone as a quack doctor selling remedies from his caravan; representing his advocacy of the Home Rule Bill in Parliament. Chromolithograph by T Merry, 1889. Gladstone holds up 'Home Rule Ointment' and his caravan bears various inscriptions: 'Dr Gladstone's infallible Home Rule Ointment', 'The heart Midlothian', 'Gladstonia glamour', 'Capacity of a radical voters stomach'. Created June 22nd 1889. Quacks and quackery. Medicine – Formulae, receipts, prescriptions. Home rule – Ireland. Caravans. Great Britain. W E Gladstone (1809–1898). Contributors: Tom Merry (1852–1902). Work ID: e47uvan6.

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