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Title
The Bottle Has Done Its Work--It Has Destroyed the Infant and the Mother, It Has Brought the Son and the Daughter to Vice and to the Streets, and Has Left the Father a Hopeless Maniac, plate VIII from The Bottle
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British
Date Created and/or Issued
1847-1847
Publication Information
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA Hammer Museum
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
Collection
Richard Vogler Cruikshank Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Cruikshank believed total abstinence from alcohol could end poverty and misery. The same man who had caricatured the exploits of the fashionable and powerful in the Regency period--in works such as "Inconveniences of a Crowded Drawing Room" (1989.21.1553) and "Gent, No Gent and Regent" (1989.21.273)--devoted the last years of his career to the Temperance movement and reforming the social ills of Victorian London. [Helmreich, Life in London]
Published for the artist by David Bogue, London.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 5000; Douglas 242; Cohn 194
Type
image
Format
Book Glyphograph with hand coloring
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft8j49p1s0
1989.21.1383H
Subject
Psychiatric hospitals; mental disorders; inmates