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A diseased woman turning into a mermaid, a physician riding a cow and an apothecary wielding a syringe form a grotesque procession that scares children; referring to the distrust of the French public in the face of vaccination. Coloured etching.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 17.7 x 28.4 cm

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Gare la vaccine. Triomphe de la petite verole

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Wellcome Library no. 16071i

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