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Syphilis and the use of mercury

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Marriage a-la-Mode No. 3 (The Inspection) belongs to a six part series of paintings by English painter, printmaker and society critic, William Hogarth. The print in the possession of the RPS Museum depicts Viscount Squanderfield and his child mistress visiting a quack. Viscount Squanderfield, who is seated and holding up a pill box to the quack doctor, is depicted with a large black spot on his neck. This spot is often interpreted as a syphilis sore and the pills are likely to be mercury...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology; Archaeology Research Lab
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0495-7398
Publisher:
Royal Pharmaceutical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Pharmaceutical Journal Journal website
Volume:
297
Issue:
7893
Pages:
159
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-09-05
ISSN:
0031-6873
Pubs id:
pubs:811651
URN:
uri:f5b198e1-0589-4a30-b5c4-9a6911cd4275
UUID:
uuid:f5b198e1-0589-4a30-b5c4-9a6911cd4275
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