Five decrepit doctors crushed together in consultation

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Five decrepit doctors crushed together in consultation. Coloured lithograph by F-S Delpech after L Boilly, c 1823. "1760" refers to the time of the ancien régime and contrasts the picture with another of Boilly's 'Grimaces' series bearing the same title, but a different date, 1823. It shows a group of fashionable young doctors and can be seen in Wellcome Library no. 16325i. Created 1823. Physicians – Clothing. Physicians. Wigs. Deaf. Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.). Medical consultation. Hearing aids. Contributors: Louis Boilly (1761–1845); François Séraphin Delpech (1778–1825). Work ID: nv6pnp48.

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