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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: 1847
Maker: Cruikshank, George; Bogue, David
Place: London, England
Image size: Image: 8 1/2 x 13 in.; 21.59 x 33.02 cm
ID number: DL*60.2915
Negative number: 2003-20017


Description:

Black and white print. One of eight scenes designed and etched by George Cruikshank depicting 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.This series is a folio edition. On the reverse of Plate I. is the title page of the series and an inscription from the artist. The series is contained in a portfolio.