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Category: 1 – Watercolours used in “The Illustrated Horse Doctor”

This series contains watercolours that were used to make woodcuts for use in Mayhew’s publication ‘The Illustrated Horse Doctor’ (1860).

1 – “The Brain and Nervous System. Their Accidents and their diseases.”

Artworks include: Megrims, out for a pleasant drive’; Phrenitis’; Sleepy Staggers’; Mad Staggers’; Head of a Horse with Hydrophobia’ and ‘The Last Stage of Hydrophobia’; Showing how far an animal with the disease [tetanus] is capable of motion’; …

2 – “The Eyes.- Their Accidents and Their Diseases”

Artworks include: Shyers’; Simple Opthalmia’; Simple Opthalmia – an eye showing the lasting marks of the lash’; Specific Opthalmia’; Specific Opthalmia- ‘the upper lid inverted in Specific Opthalmia’; …

3 – “The Mouth.- Its Accidents and its Diseases”

Artworks include: ‘The chief art in riding is to…’; ‘Excoriated angles of the mouth’; ‘The Angle of the Mouth…’; ‘A Parrot Mouth’; ‘Burning for Lampas’; ‘Mouth injured by rider pulling…’; ‘Mouth injured by the bit’.

4 – “The Nostrils.- Their Accidents and Their Diseases.”

This series contains original watercolours that were used to create woodcut engravings for publication in the chapter ‘The Mouth.- I’s Accidents and its Diseases’ of the 1860 Mayhew publication ‘The Illustrated Horse Doctor’…

5 – “The Throat.- Its Accidents and its Diseases”

Artworks include: ‘Bearing Rein and No Bearing Rein’; ‘A Horse having a sore throat drinking the water returning it by the nostril’; ‘Cough’; ‘An Eight Tailed Bandage’; ‘A contrast displaying the alteration in the position of the head induced by the bearing rein’;…

6 – “The Chest and its Contents.- Their Accidents and their Diseases”

Artwork including: “A steaming apparatus for diseases of the lungs”; “A Horse Dressed for Bronchitis”; “The Cough of Confirmed Bronchitis”; “Pneumonia. A Pleasant Sight”; “The Result of Pneumonia”; “Dropsy of the Chest or Hydro-Thorax”;…

7 – “The Stomach, Liver etc.- Their Accidents and their Diseases”

Artworks include: “Spasm of the Diaphram – The young man and the old Horse”; “Acute Gastritis”; “Chronic Gastritis”

8 – “The Abdomen.- Its Accidents and its Diseases”

Artworks include: “Worms”; “Test for Enteritis”; “A quart syring for injecting the veins in Enteritis”; “Applying an Ammoniacal blister”; “Acute Dysentary”; “Acites”; “Influenza”; “Walking a Horse out after active measures during an attack of influenza”…

9 – “The Urinary Organs.- Their Accidents and their Diseases”

Artworks include: “General symptom of disease of the urinary organs”; “Nephritis – Test for Inflammation of the Kidneys”; “Test for inflammation of the bladder “; “Haematuria “.

10 – “The Skin.- Its Accidents and its Diseases”

Artworks include: ‘Mange’; ‘Mange upon the head of an old white horse’; ‘Purigo’; ‘Ringworm’; ‘Hidebound’; ‘Larva’ or Larva; ‘Chest Tumour and Cracked Heel’; ‘Swelling or Filling in the Leg’;…