Allegorical print on the dangers of alcoholism; at centre, the effigies of Bacchus, Silenus and a Baccante raising their cups, set upon a pedestal formed by large barrels; at the bottom of the pedestal, publicans and their wives serving their customers, who are either insane or fighting; nearby a man dances on an altar dedicated to the people sacrificed to the shrine of Bacchus, and encircled by orphans and widows; in the foreground, incidents in the saloons of middle and high life from childhood to funeral; in the background, various buildings, among which distilleries, hospital, cemetery, asylum and gallows; signed proof, with publication detail in fine italic lettering. 1864 Etching and engraving, on chine collé
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