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A health inspector dismayed to discover that a mother thinks her child has been vaccinated because he has been butted by a cow. Wood engraving by C. Keane, 1877.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
1877
Reference
13814i
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Caption reads: 'Local Inspector. "Oh, he has been vaccinated, you say! Then show me the marks on his arm! He has the marks, I suppose!" Mother. "Oh, that he hev, sir! But not" - (driven into a corner) - "It was this way, you see, sir! Farmer Aker's cow she runned after the children, an' ketches my little boy, and she tossed him right over the hidge! But the marks - " [Local Inspector loses his temper.'

Publication/Creation

[London], 1877.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 14.1 x 17.9 cm

Lettering

"Direct from the cow!" CK

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13814i

Languages

  • English


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