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Now string's put fast on tooth that aches, 1773.

Author/Artist: Collier , John (1708-1786)

Type: Illustration

Topic: Dentistry

Now string's put fast on tooth that aches

English caricaturist John Collier, sometimes known by the pseudonym of Tim Bobbin, created this cartoon showing a man attempting an extraction by tying a string to a patient's tooth and having him step away from a hot coal being thrust upon his face.