Distilling Eyewater (19th Century) By Thomas Rowlandson

A medical practitioner uses her own urine to create a medicine which she offers for sale for rubbing on the eyes to dispel bad ‘humours’. She has a younger women and cat contribute to the medicines as well.

Distilling Eyewater (19th Century) By Thomas Rowlandson

Credit: Image source. The Wellcome Collection by the Wellcome Library, London. Copyrighted under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0

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