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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Pinch of Cephalic, A.
Name/Creator
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, English, etcher
Gillray, James, 1757-1815, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Pinch of Cephalic, A.
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Creation Date
1822
Description
26.5 x 20.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
newspapers ;  dogs ;  snuff ;  caricatures ;  house furnishings ;  tobacco

Category
Public Health, 1900-

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Note
Production: "Etched by G. Cruikshank from a sketch by the late Jas. Gillray" ; "Pub'd. Jan'y. 25th 1822 by G. Humphrey. 27 St. James's St. London"


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