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A monkey rejects the old style clyster for his new 'clyso-pompe', which he fills with opium and marshmallow. Coloured lithograph.

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Description

The 'Jardin des plantes' also contained exhibits of human and animal remains. The box with the address appears to be an opium box. On the floor is the instruction leaflet to the 'clyso-pompe'

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified] (Lith. de Benard et Frey)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 19 x 24.8 cm

Lettering

2.me extrait de la gazette du jardine des plantes ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Emportez votre vieille machine elle m'a trop fait souffrir! je viens de prendre un rafraichissment au pavôt, j'en veux prendre un a la Guivaume, j'en prendais nuit et jour, enfoncé la seringue et vive le clyso-pompe. [On round box:] Petite rue de la cité, 19. [On open sheet of paper:] Petit rue de la cité. Notice sur la clyso-pompe

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Wellcome Library no. 16612i

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  • French


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