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TitleThe Dram Shop; Some find their Death by Sword & Bullet; And some by fluids down the Gullet.
Mediummetal engraving
BookThomas Rowlandson. The English Dance of Death. London : R. Ackermann, 1815. Page 0.1253.
Noteshandcolored. Death adds vitriol and aqua forte to drink barrell. A powerful image only matched in literature some 60 years later with Zola’s L’assommoir.
ThemeDanse Macabre
Subjectsdance, skeleton

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