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An unscrupulous chemist selling a child arsenic and laudanum. Wood engraving after J. Leech.

Leech, John, 1817-1864.

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Dialogue includes: Child. "Please, mister, will you be so good as to fill this bottle again with lodnum, and let mother have another pound and a half of arsenic for the rats(!)" Duly qualified chemist. "Certainly, ma'am. Is there any other article?"

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Fatal facility; or, poisons for the asking. JL

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[London]

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1 print : wood engraving

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Wellcome Library no. 15630i

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An unscrupulous chemist selling a child arsenic and laudanum. Wood engraving after J. Leech. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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