The Toothache or Torment and Torture

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Title

The Toothache or Torment and Torture

Subject

Dentistry
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Etchings (prints)
Caricatures
Satires (document genre)

Description

Rowlandson comments on dentistry in this work, suggesting that treatment in the days before anesthesia was as painful as the ailment.

Abstract

Etching showing a woman having her tooth examined by a dentist, by Thomas Rowlandson

Creator

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827

Publisher

John Fairburn

Date Created

1823

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Satiric Prints Collection (SA.L02.04)

Format

image

Extent

1 etching

Medium

etching (printing process) on paper; hand coloring on paper; watercolor on paper

Language

English

Identifier

DigID0002802

Provenance

Boston Medical Library

Files

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Citation

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, “The Toothache or Torment and Torture,” OnView, accessed June 17, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12993.