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A destitute girl throws herself from a bridge, her life ruined by alcoholism. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1848.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
1848
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26034i
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The drunkard's children
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1848

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1 print : etching, with white heightening ; image 21.9 x 32.9 cm.

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The drunkard's children. plate VIII. the maniac father and the convict brother are gone - the poor girl, homeless, friendless, deserted, destitute, and gin-mad, commits self-murder

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Wellcome Library no. 26034i

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