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'Universal Pills No 2', c 1825-1850.

'Universal Pills No 2', c 1825-1850.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


Hand-coloured lithograph showing a caricature concerning the merits of Morrison's pills. The caricature features a pharmacist holding a pestle and mortar discusing the merits of the pills with a customer. The pharmacist is asking, "What d'ye say, your Father's confined too? Bles me, why dont he try Morrison's Pills?". The boy replies, "Cos I dont think he knowd as they wos good things to get him out of Witecros Street Prisun!".

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