c1830. A 9" x 7" card that at first appearance looks like a watercolor of Cruikshank's Comicalities. Upon closer view it opens to reveal a watercolor of a curmudgeonly sort. It is captioned "THE PATIENT" What train of maladies has led
To this your very sad condition...
Has laid you prostrate on your bed,
A prey to Surgeon and Physicians?
Inscribed HC. Light surface wear.