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.
- 12 June 1802
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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"
The cow-pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation! - Vide, the publications of ye anti-vaccine society. J.s Gillray del & ft.
[London] (St. James's Street) : H. Humphrey, 12 June 1802.
1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.8 x 34.9 cm
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 9924
Wellcome Library no. 11752i