Mixing a Recipe for Corns

Dublin Core

Title

Mixing a Recipe for Corns

Subject

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Caricatures
Callosities
Self medication
Etchings (prints)

Description

Amidst the chaos of her home a grotesque woman is fixated on a conjuring a cure for her corns. Cruikshank is commenting on the pitfalls of self-medication.

Abstract

Caricature of a woman self-medicating her corns, by George Cruikshank

Creator

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878

Publisher

G. Humphrey

Date Created

1819

Rights

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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

Robert Norton Ganz Collection (SA.L07.03)

References

Available online through HOLLIS here.

Format

image

Extent

1 etching

Medium

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

Language

English

Provenance

Harvard Medical Library. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Norton Ganz, 1990

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/SAL0703.jpg

Citation

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, “Mixing a Recipe for Corns,” OnView, accessed June 17, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12999.