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Le Medecin Hydropathe // The Hydropath Physician [print]

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Patient Care
Treatment, General
Accession Number
002050185
Description
Print showing a water treatment to an elderly person; original drawing was hand drawn in pencil, print depicts elderly person in a chair with their feet in a bucket of water while a doctor force feeds a bucket of water through a funnel into the person's mouth, two other gentlemen are assisting the …
Accession Number
002050185
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Patient Care
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Art
Medical Drawing, Caricature
Description
Print showing a water treatment to an elderly person; original drawing was hand drawn in pencil, print depicts elderly person in a chair with their feet in a bucket of water while a doctor force feeds a bucket of water through a funnel into the person's mouth, two other gentlemen are assisting the procedure with one carrying two more buckets of water while the other pours the bucket of water into the funnel; in a room setting.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. J. Macnamara.
Maker
The Caricature Newspaper
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "h. D. // 432 // Chez Bauger R. du Croissant, 16 Imp d'Aubert & Co. // LE MEDECIN HYDROPATHE // Aujourd'hui nous nous contenterons de deux voies ... demain vous m'en apporterez quatre vois ... // Ah! che cha un bon medechin! ... on ne chaurait jamais trop donner le gout de l'eau ... (a part) je crains seulement // que cha ne lui fasse pacher le gout du pain! ... "; English translation: - Today we will only use two "Ways" ... tomorrow you'll bring me four "Ways" ... - Ah That's a good physician! ... You can never give too much of the taste for water ... (except) I fear that it will make him lose teh taste for bread."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder E, p. 8 b
Length
25.3 cm
Width
23.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Both sides of print show surface grime; paper yellowed especially around perimeter of drawing where the print was in a frame
Copy Type
original
Less detail