Doctor Botherum, The Montebank

Hand-colored etching and aquatint | 37.1 x 42.5cm | March 6, 1800

Unknown Artist

A traveling botherum stands at center, attempting to entice the townspeople to purchase the elixirs he holds up. His attendants perform their share of the performance in the crowd.

Credit: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund...
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