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Death as a lethal confectioner making up sweets using arsenic and plaster of Paris as ingredients; representing the toxic adulteration of sweets in the 1858 Bradford sweets poisoning. Wood engraving after J. Leech, 1858.

Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Date
20 November 1858

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The great lozenge-maker. A hint to Paterfamilias. JL

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], 20 November 1858.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image and border 24.7 x 17.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47061i

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  • English


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