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The Bottle

Author(s):
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist
Publication:
1847
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Genre(s):
Caricatures
Abstract:
A man, ruined by alcohol and placed in an institution, is huddled before a locked cage that protects a stove; he is visited by a son and daughter. Through a doorway, a wide-eyed maniac sits on the floor and a man holding a key waits outside the door.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : 27 x 39 cm.
Provenance:
Purchase; 1967.
Technique:
etching
NLM Unique ID:
101393099 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A021466
Author(s):
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist
Publication:
1847
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Genre(s):
Caricatures
Abstract:
A man, ruined by alcohol and placed in an institution, is huddled before a locked cage that protects a stove; he is visited by a son and daughter. Through a doorway, a wide-eyed maniac sits on the floor and a man holding a key waits outside the door.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : 27 x 39 cm.
Provenance:
Purchase; 1967.
Technique:
etching
NLM Unique ID:
101393099 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A021466