Der Sündenfall des XIX Jahrhunderts

Der Sündenfall des XIX Jahrhunderts

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Description
Lithograph with title “Der Sűndenfall des XIX. Jahrhunderts, / oder das vaccinatorische Hexenwerk.” Here, a group of vaccinators leading a smallpocked woman form a procession past a university, with Death waving his scythe behind them, and the members of the university dozing in the foreground. This satirical image, attributing the decline of Germany to vaccination and syphilis, was printed by R. Jenni in Bern. Another version appeared in C. G. G. Nittinger, Das falsche Dogma von der Impfung und seine Rückwirkung auf Wissenschaft und Staat (Munich, 1857).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print, vaccination, satire
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
artist
Lotte
printer
Jenni, R.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
lithography (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 30.2 cm x 42.3 cm; 11 7/8 in x 16 5/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0017
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 970
catalog number
1991.0664.0017
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Public Health
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy
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Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
European Apothecary
Antibody Initiative: Smallpox
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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