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Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

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The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Last drop, The
Name/Creator
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Last drop, The
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 105
Creation Date
1806
Description
32 x 24.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  alcoholic beverages ;  alcoholics ;  death ;  skeleton

Category
Domestic Medicine

Note
Subject: obesity

Inscription: On recto of image: Pub. April 5, 1806 by T, Rowlandson, n. 1 James St. Adelphus


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