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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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[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

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Paris (Rue des Mathurins Sorbonne aux deux Pilastre d'or) : Depeuille, [c. 1800]

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 16.1 x 24 cm

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La vaccine ou l'inoculation a la mode

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A corpulent woman provides the pustule for the vaccination of a child by a couple of dandified doctors. Etching, c. 1800. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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