The Cow-Pock, or, the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation!

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Title

The Cow-Pock, or, the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation!

Subject

Gillray, James, 1756-1815 (artist)
Vaccination
Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823
Satires (document genre)
Engravings (prints)

Description

As the first professional caricaturist in England, James Gillray is usually remembered for his political and royal satires, but this engraving, poking fun at the work of Edward Jenner, shows the dire consequences of injecting cowpox matter into humans.

Abstract

Satirical engraving of the work of Edward Jenner, by James Gillray

Creator

Gillray, James, 1756-1815

Publisher

H. Humphrey

Date Created

1802

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Robert Norton Ganz Collection (uncataloged)

Format

image

Extent

1 engraving

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002463

Provenance

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Norton Ganz to the Harvard Medical Library, 1990

Files

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Citation

Gillray, James, 1756-1815, “The Cow-Pock, or, the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation!,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed February 2, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6632.

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