Title A diseased woman turning into a mermaid, a physician riding a cow and an apothecary wielding a syringe form a grotesque procession that scares children; referring to the distrust of the French public in the face of vaccination. Coloured etching.


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Physical description 1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 17.7 x 28.4 cm
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 16071i
Lettering Gare la vaccine. Triomphe de la petite verole
Topic-LCSH Vaccination.
Smallpox -- Vaccination.
Carriages and carts.
Cows.
Costume -- France -- 19th century.
Clergy -- Clothing.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Physicians.
Physicians -- Clothing.
Vaccination of children.
Medical instruments and apparatus.
Pharmacists -- France -- 19th century.
Medical innovations.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Etchings.
Copy photo no. V 11684
System no. .b11739629
Record no. 16071i