Giving Up the Ghost or One Too Many

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Author(s): Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist

Publication: [England]

Language(s): English

Format: Still image

Subject(s): Physicians,
Death

Abstract: A patient lying on a bed has died (perhaps?) while the physician sitting in a chair at bedside has been asleep; the figure of Death, holding an hourglass and an arrow, peers in through a window; an undertaker is entering from the right.

Extent: 1 print : 27 x 36 cm.

Technique: etching, color

NLM Unique ID: 101393348

NLM Image ID: A021764

Permanent Link: resource.nlm.nih.gov/101393348

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Owner: History of Medicine Division - NLM - NIH
Source: Flickr Commons
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