Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
Title:
A cure for drowsiness, or, A pinch of cephalic etched by G. Cruikshank from a sketch by the late Jas Gillray.
Title (Alternative):
Cure for drowsiness
Title (Alternative):
Pinch of cephalic
Contributor:
Cruikshank, George, etcher. 1792-1878,
Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, illustrator.
Subject (Keyword):
Tobacco, Smokeless
Subject (Genre):
Caricatures
Publication Information:
London : G. Humphrey, [1822]
Copyright Statement:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Order No.:
A027579
Physical Description:
1 print : etching, color ; 26 x 20 cm.
Image Description:
A man is sitting between a fireplace (at left) and a small table (to right) on which are a pipe, decanter, and goblet; he sneezes violently after taking a pinch of snuff, a container of which he holds in his left hand. A dog lying between his legs looks up.
Note (General):
Old Negative no. 67-871
Cited in:
Catalogue of political and personal satires...in the British Museum; 14442
Cited in:
Wright & Evans; 510
Language:
eng
Restrictions on Access:
HMD provides access to digital images in lieu of originals when electronic copies exist. Access to originals may require advance notice. Please see HMD Reference Librarian for more information.
Source of Acquisition:
Purchase; 1967.
URL:
Call Number:
WZ 336 G48 no. 19 sol
Record UI:
101447929
Image ID:
154788
Resolution Size:
5
Format:
JP2
Media Type:
Image
File Name:
a027579.jp2
Width:
2220
Height:
2957

A cure for drowsiness, or, A pinch of cephalic etched by G. Cruikshank from a sketch…