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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
- 29 November 1814
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London (111, Cheapside) : Thomas Tegg, 29 November 1814.
1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 11 x 19 cm
Poisoning the sick at Jaffa.
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
Wellcome Library no. 10104i
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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