Edward Jenner and two colleagues seeing off three anti-vaccination opponents, the dead smallpox victims are littered at their feet. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1808.
- Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
- 20 June 1808
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On the right, Jenner, accompanied by two colleagues, dismisses three variolators, who depart on the left with curses. The print contains dialogue and annotations (see British Museum catalogue)
[London] (Piccadilly) : S.W. Fores, 20 June 1808.
1 print : etching, with watercolour
Vaccination against smallpox, or mercenary & merciless spreaders of death & devastation driven out of society! Cruikshank del.
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 11093
Exhibited in "Medicine Man" at Wellcome Collection, 7 October 2019 - 9 March 2020 UkLW
Wellcome Library no. 11758i