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A prisoner lies dying in his bed, his life ruined by early frivolity. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1848, after himself.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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1848

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1848

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1 print : etching, with white heightening ; image 21.9 x 32.9 cm.

Lettering

The drunkard's children. plate VII. early dissipation has destroyed the neglected boy - the wretched convict droops, and dies

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26033i

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