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Edward Jenner vaccinating patients in the Smallpox and Inoculation Hospital at St. Pancras: the patients develop features of cows. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1802.

Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
12 June 1802

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Description

Patients are spoon-fed "opening mixture" as they come through the door. A boy standing next to Jenner is holding his pot labelled "vaccine pock hot from ye cow", on his jacket is a badge saying "Pancras" and in his pocket a paper entitled "Benefits of the vaccine process"

Publication/Creation

[London] (St. James's Street) : H. Humphrey, 12 June 1802.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.8 x 34.9 cm

Lettering

The cow-pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation! - Vide, the publications of ye anti-vaccine society. J.s Gillray del & ft.

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Language

  • English


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