A corpulent woman provides the pustule for the vaccination of a child by a couple of dandified doctors. Etching, c. 1800.
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The doctors are dandies in the English style, as vaccination was sometimes seen in France at this time (early 19th century) as a fashionable English invention. The style of the two doctors shown here is recurrent in the Depeuille series on vaccination
L'inoculation ou le triomphe de la vaccine (an 1800)
1 print : etching ; image 11.3 x 17 cm
Wellcome Library no. 16134i
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