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"
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coloured impression in window mount
coloured impression on old mount
coloured impression removed from old frame, with remains of seal on backing sheet