People drinking in a gin palace; people consuming alcoholic drinks falling from a pile of barrels of liquor likened to the upas-tree. Line block (?) after G. Cruikshank, 1842.
- Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
- [between 1800 and 1899]
Where to find it
About this work
Alcohol is compared to the upas-tree, a poisonous tree allegedly fatal to approach, with sap that is used as arrow poison