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A drunken man begs in the street with his family, all ruined through his drinking habit. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1847, after himself.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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1847

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The bottle. plate IV. unable to obtain employment, they are driven by poverty into the streets to beg, and by this means they still supply the bottle

Publication/Creation

1847

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 22.1 x 33 cm.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25964i

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  • English


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