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A maniacal man is visited in prison by his children, all ruined through his drinking habit. Reproduction of an etching by G. Cruikshank, 1847, after himself.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
1847

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Publication/Creation

1847

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 22 x 32.6 cm.

Lettering

The bottle. plate VIII. the bottle has done its work - it has destroyed the infant and the mother, the boy and the girl left destitute and thrown on the streets, and has left the father a hopeless maniac

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25972i

Languages

  • English



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