Sir Samuel Garth(1661-1719), Physician and poet
Sitter in 15 portraits
Physician and poet. His attempts to establish a poor person's dispensary were defeated when apothecaries raised the price of drugs; in retaliation he wrote his satiric poem, The Dispensary.
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