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A common cold germ asking the father of a neurasthenia bacillus if he can marry her; he is refused on account of the social gap between them. Pen drawing by C. Harrison, 1913.

Harrison, Charles, active 1920.
Date
1913

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view A common cold germ asking the father of a neurasthenia bacillus if he can marry her; he is refused on account of the social gap between them. Pen drawing by C. Harrison, 1913.

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Credit: A common cold germ asking the father of a neurasthenia bacillus if he can marry her; he is refused on account of the social gap between them. Pen drawing by C. Harrison, 1913. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

Dialogue includes: Proud parent "You cannot have my daughter the social gulf is too wide remember you are a mere germ of a common cold - she is a bacillus of neurasthenia."

Publication/Creation

1913.

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink, with grey wash ; border 21.1 x 29.6 cm

Lettering

In the microbe world. Asking papa. C. Harrison.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15727i

Creator/production credits

Artist's address is inscribed in pencil: With C Harrison comple 18 Warmhold Rd Shepherds Bush

Language

  • English


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