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Professors C.B. Spruyt and Van Pesch are told by Death that all knowledge comes from him; referring to the change in electoral law concerning the minimum voting age. Reproduction of a lithograph by J. Braakensiek, 1893.

  • Braakensiek, Joh. (Johan Coenraad), 1858-1940.
Date
12 February 1893
Reference
17696i
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Amsterdam : Amst. Boek- en Steendrukkerij, v/h. Ellerman, Harms & co., 12 February 1893.

Physical description

1 process print : reproduction of a lithograph ; image 29.8 x 24.3 cm

Lettering

Kiesrecht in verband met levenskansen (Een alchymistisch-kabbalistisch-professoraal elaboraat.) De dood tot de hoogleeraren Van Pesch en Spruijt: Niet van het leven, maar van mij, gaat alle wetenschap uit; het is uwe verdienste dit te hebben begrepen, mijne heeren! Joh. Braakensiek

Lettering note

The tags attached to the preserved human bodies read, from highest to lowest: 23 jaar. 22 jaar. 20 jaar. 15 jaar. These appear to refer to the minimum voting age under scrutiny in this print. Underneath the pentagram, an equation reads: x - y = 632

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17696i

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