Swallowing a Pill.gup _ gup _ Gup_!
Pub. Jan.y 8th 1827, by T. Gillard, 40 Strand.
Coloured aquatint, printed on J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1826 watermark paper. 270 x 220mm (10½ x 8¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A elderly man, emaciated yet pot-bellied, throws water over his shoulder as he attempt to swallow a pill. His surroundings are poor: there is a hole in the hearth rug, the mirror is cracked and a mouse can be seen under the bed.
BM Satires 15481.
[Ref: 33118] £260.00