A mother who believes that an "Infants preservative" (medicine for infants) will preserve her child from danger in a collapsing house. Coloured lithograph, 183-.
- [between 1830 and 1839?]
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The nonchalant mother is filling a pipe with tobacco, to indicate irresponsibility. In the background an old brick house collapses: a baby in its cradle is in the attic