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An ill man next to his empty hearth tormented by the miseries of life; presented surrounded by assorted chastising demons. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1835.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
1 August 1835
Reference
11870i
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Description

The room is littered with bills for medicine, etc.; three paintings depicting scenes of strife hang on the wall

Publication/Creation

[London] (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, 1 August 1835.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 18.6 x 23.3 cm

Lettering

The blue devils!! G. Cruikshank fect.

References note

A print bearing the same title is described in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VII, London 1942, no. 8745

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11870i

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  • English


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