Death as a skeletal figure wielding a scythe: representing fears concerning the Act of 1898 which made vaccination against smallpox compulsory. Wood engraving by Sir E.L. Sambourne, 1898.
- Sambourne, Linley, 1844-1910.
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Death, adorned in a cloak and laurel wreath, is brandishing a roll of paper labelled: "Bill" and "Anti vaccination". A coiled snake, an hour-glass and the 'Lancet' are scattered around the skeletal figure