The first in a series of four numbered prints satirizing the recently opened Royal Veterinary College in London. In this print, two men crop the ears of a horse in front of the gate of the Royal Veterinary College. One man holds the nose of of the horse with a crop, while the other man stands on a table and clips the ear of the horse. Blood spurts from the horse.
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Exhibited: "From Craft to Profession: The Transition from Horse Farrier to Professional Veterinarian," HMD Reading Room, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Md., July 11, 2011 - January 24, 2012.
1 print : plate mark 26 x 28 cm., on sheet 29 x 31 cm.