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Miseries of Human Life (Introductory Dialogue)
Miseries of Human Life (Introductory Dialogue)
Date:
1808
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
10.7 x 15.3 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2360
Acquisition Date:
1940-02-11
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A sick man in bed is attended by his large family. The caption below reads "Sickness befriends temperance by the simplicity of diet which it introduces: it wards off the varied injuries of the open air, by requiring the party to inhale a thousand times over the cherishing equable and safely treasured atmospher of a chamber".