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The sailor and the quack doctor (caricature).The sailor and the quack doctor (caricature).
The sailor and the quack doctor (caricature).

© National Maritime Museum, London

Repro ID: PW3854
Title: The sailor and the quack doctor (caricature).
Description: Sailors often suffered injuries and illness. In this cartoon a sailor with a minor wound is asked to sign a certificate declaring he has been cured by the 'quack' doctor before receiving treatment. The text alludes to abuses of the system of payments made for sick and wounded sailors by the Admiralty.
Creator: George Montard Woodward (c.1760-1809)
Date: c. 1790
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London


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