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A withered tree bearing apples labelled with sins; representing the life of sin. Coloured lithograph, c. 1870, after J. Bakewell.

Bakewell, J., active 1770.

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A serpent sits coiled at top of the trunk. A devil with a watering can waters the ground. A skeleton stands to chop the tree with its axe. An angel flies off to the right

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New York (115 Nassau St) : Currier & Ives.

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 31.3 x 22.4 cm

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The tree of death. But a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. St Mat. VII. 17. Cut it down, why cumbereth it the ground? St Luke XII. 7 ...

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A withered tree bearing apples labelled with sins; representing the life of sin. Coloured lithograph, c. 1870, after J. Bakewell. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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