Comfort to the Corns

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Title

Comfort to the Corns

Subject

Callosities
Gillray, James, 1756-1815
Caricatures
Etchings (prints)
Self medication

Description

Gillray, true to the form of caricature, exaggerates the size of the woman's features and the knife she uses to rid herself of corns.

Abstract

Etching of a woman cutting off corns from her foot, by James Gillray

Creator

Gillray, James, 1756-1815

Publisher

H. Humphrey

Date Created

1800

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.L02.07)

Format

image

Extent

1 etching

Medium

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

Language

English

Identifier

DigID0002803

Provenance

Boston Medical Library

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002803_ref.jpg

Citation

Gillray, James, 1756-1815, “Comfort to the Corns,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed May 30, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12996.

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