“The Bottle Has Done Its Work – It Has Destroyed the Infant and the Mother, It Has Brought the Son and Daughter to Vice and to the Streets, and Has Left the Father A Hopeless Maniac.”

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Creator

George Cruikshank

Title

“The Bottle Has Done Its Work – It Has Destroyed the Infant and the Mother, It Has Brought the Son and Daughter to Vice and to the Streets, and Has Left the Father A Hopeless Maniac.”

Publisher

David Bogue, 86 Fleet-Street

Date

1847

Coverage

London

Description

Original publisher’s binding, half-brown morocco over dark green linen-covered boards; title and facsimile of author’s signature in gilt on top board. First edition of one shilling issue.

Source

Source: The Bottle, In Eight Plates Designed and Etched by George Cruikshank. Dedicated to Joseph Adshead, Esq. of Manchester.

Relation

From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.