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A man barricades himself in with a panoply of protections against the cholera epidemic, the latter represented as a hag; representing an overabundance of useless advice concerning protection against cholera. Coloured etching by J.B. Wunder, c. 1832.

Wunder, Johann Benedikt, 1786-
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1832

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Credit: A man barricades himself in with a panoply of protections against the cholera epidemic, the latter represented as a hag; representing an overabundance of useless advice concerning protection against cholera. Coloured etching by J.B. Wunder, c. 1832. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Die wohlgerichtete kleine Hausapotheke für einen seine Gesundheit liebenden Cholera Praeservativmann. Wunder sc ...

Publication/Creation

Nürnberg : Fr. Campe.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 28.3 x 20 cm

Publications note

E. Holländer, Eugen Holländer, Die Karikatur and Satire in der Medizin, Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1921, p. 181 (reproduced)

On the 'Preservativmann' in caricatures on cholera, see Eugen Holländer, Die Karikatur and Satire in der Medizin, Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1921, pp. 175-187; and A. Weber Tableau de la caricature medicale, Paris: Editions Hippocrates, 1936), pp. 116-119

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17852i

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  • German


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