[Cholera]

Made:
1840-1865

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Caricature showing a publican's dilemma during a cholera epidemic, Europe, c. 1854
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Caricature of an undertaker hoping for cholera, Europe, c. 1854.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Print: lithograph: some col: caricaturing precautions in a cholera epidemic [c1840-1865]. 1. 'Fearing the spread of the
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print: lithograph: some col: caricaturing precautions in a cholera epidemic [c1840-1865]. 2. 'The State Doctor'
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print: lithograph: some col: caricaturing precautions in a cholera epidemic [c1840-1865]. 3. 'Hoping for the spread of
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Prints. 3 lithographs, some col, caricaturing precautions in a cholera epidemic [c1840-1865]. 1. 'Fearing the spread of the cholera' (gin drinkers beware, publican's dilemma), image 10x7cm edged to 12x9cm. 2. 'The State Doctor' (wearing expensive frock coat amid drugs and large pestles), image 9.5x6cm edged to 11.5x8cm. 3. 'Hoping for the spread of the cholera' (a gleeful undertaker, in hat, news reports of deaths), image 10x7cm edged to 12x9cm. Framed together, 52x21x2cm

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1979-772
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Dartington Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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