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Contrasts in drinking of alcoholic beverages: a tavern from 1553 is contrasted with a gin-palace of 1847, temperance with drunkenness, and luxury with poverty. Lithograph by Luke Limner (John Leighton).

  • Limner, Luke, 1822-1912.
Date
[1847]
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35846i
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"Poverty" is represented by a man in the Andover Union workhouse, in Andover, Hampshire, where maltreatment of the residents and corruption by the master had come to light in 1845

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Ackermann], [1847]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph

Lettering

Old tavern. Gin palace. Member of the Temperance Society. Member of an intemperance society. Luxury. Poverty.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35846i

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  • English


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