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A man suffering from attack by blue devils; representing depression or mental illness. Coloured etching after R. Newton, 1795.

Newton, Richard, 1777-1798.

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Description

On a table next to the man is a book entitled: "Essay on the power of the imagination"

Lettering

The blue devils!

Publication/Creation

[Dublin] (Sackville St.) : Sidebottom, publisher & importer of caricatures - N.B. the greatest variety in Europe constantly on sale.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour

Publications note

The London version is described in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VII, London 1942, no. 8745

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11867i

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  • English


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