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The Blue Devils!

Item Information

Title:
The Blue Devils!
Description:
This print is part of a set that illustrates the discomforts and pain of illness. Note the use of the little demons to explain the cause of pain and illness. Blue devils representing depression torment a man, by George Cruikshank
Creator:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Date:
1835
Format:
Prints
Genre:
etching (printing process) on paper; hand coloring on paper; watercolor on paper
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires. MMC 050 (03:09)
Series:
Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires
Subjects:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Depression, Mental
Etchings (prints)
Caricatures
Extent:
1 etching
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Thomas McLean
Notes:
From the Manfred Kraemer Collection of Medical Prints and Satires. Gift of the Maine Medical Center to the Harvard Medical School, 1992
Language:
English