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c1840s. Group of four watercolours with gouache and highlight, each titled in pencil verso, 26 x 35.5cm (approx. each).

Four types of water cures are illustrated. Titles include “Lamp Treatment; Sitz Bath; Wata [sic] Cure, Packing.” In the mid-19th century there was a popular revival of the water cure (hydrotherapy) in Europe, UK and USA.

Famous patients included Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Florence Nightingale and Lord Tennyson. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL175-2

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