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The Bottle: Plate VI. Fearful Quarrels and Brutal Violence Are the Natural Consequences of the Frequent Use of the Bottle.

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Date made: ca. 1847
Maker: Michelin, Francis; Moody, David William
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 8 1/2 x 13 in.; 21.59 x 33.02 cm
ID number: DL*60.2899
Negative number: 2003-20004


Description:

Black and white tinted print. One of eight scenes based on George Cruikshank's "The Bottle," a series showing the progressive degeneration of a family due to the evils of drinking. Interior scene of a man attacking his wife. Their son and daughter are trying to intervene. Another woman enters the room in the background.