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Napoleon Bonaparte instructing the doctor to poison the plague victims at Jaffa in 1799. Coloured aquatint by G. Cruikshank, 1814.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Date:
29 November 1814
Reference:
10104i
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Publication/Creation

London (111, Cheapside) : Thomas Tegg, 29 November 1814.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 11 x 19 cm

Lettering

Poisoning the sick at Jaffa.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. 9, London 1949, no. 12466
W. Helfand, "The poisoning of the sick at Jaffa", Veröffentlichungen der Internat. Ges. für Geschichte der Pharmazie, neue Folge, vol. 42, Wissenschaftl. Verlagsges. Stuttgart, 1975, no. 31
Raymond Crawfurd, Plague and pestilence in literature and art, Oxford 1914, pp. 200-211

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10104i

Notes

This is one of a series of thirty caricatures entitled 'The life of Napoleon, a hudibrastic poem in fifteen cantos by Doctor Syntax'

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