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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-
Date
1832
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17852i
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Nürnberg : Fr. Campe.

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

Lettering

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

References 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

Lettering note

Lettering on sheets on wall, clockwise from bottom left: Erhaltung der Ordnung in den Verrichtungen das Unterleiber. Auf warme Bekleidung sehen, besonders die Füsse und den Unterleib warm halten. Cholera Zeitung. Vorsicht wegen der Temperatur. Protocolle. Dr. Hahnemann Cholera. Dr. Jörg Cholera. Dr. Harles Cholera. Dr. Ammon. Dr. Rust Cholera. Dr. Leo. Medicinische Böcke [with picture of goat]. Dr. Wend Chol. Dr. Hasper. Dr. Wilhelmi. Dr. Antomarchi. [On stacked boxes, clockwise from bottom-left:] Weinraute. Krausenmünze. Salbei. Lavendelblumen. Knoblauch. Kalmus. Zimmt. Gewürz-Nelken. Muscatblumen. Cornu cervi präparatum. Melissen. Wollenblumen. Gerstenmalz. Magnesia weisse. Wachholderbeeren. Magen Pflaster. Stärkmetal zu Klystiren. Senfsaamen. Pfeffer Körner. Wermuth Knospen. Rosmarin. Camillen. Pfeffermünze. Kampfer. Hollunder. Brech Würzel. [On blue bottles, left to right:] Rosmarin-Oel. Hoffmanische Tinctur. Opiumtincture. Kampfer spirit. Pfefferminz-Oel. Cajuput-Oel. Camillen-Oel. Krausemünz-Oel. Wermuth-Oel. Räuber Essig. Weingeist. [On pink bottles in bottom-right hand corner:] Rothwein. Medoc. Burgunder. [On box underneath them:] Koch-Salz. [On bottle in bottom-left hand corner:] Harn-Probe. [Objects on floor, left to right:] Quack. Justus. Thorbeck. Mohren. Fresch Limburger. [Banner underneath objects:] Gute gegen die Cholera schützende Taback Sorten

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Wellcome Library no. 17852i

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