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"The Inspection" (after the painting by Hogarth in the National Gallery); interior of a dispensary where the viscount has brought his child-mistress to visit M.de la Pillule whose remedy has not cured her venereal disease; a large, well-dressed woman (perhaps a procuress) looks angrily at the young man and opens a knife, while the quack polishes his glasses; the room contains numerous medical and scientific objects, including machines for straightening shoulders and for drawing corks, a dried crocodile, a narwhal's tusk, and two mummies. 1798 Mezzotint with stipple and etching
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 499 millimetres (cropped)
- Width: 619 millimetres (cropped)
Inscription ContentLettered below image with title, dimensions of the original painting, and: "Painted by William Hogarth./ Engraved by Richard Earlom./ Engraved from the Original Picture./ Published Jany. 1. 1798, by J. & J.& Boydell, N. 90, Cheapside; & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London."
In the same direction as Hogarth's painting; in reverse to the print (Paulson  160, Paulson [1965/70] 230).
British XVIIIc Unmounted Portfolio
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Object reference number: PPA130601
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