Fearful Quarrels, and Brutal Violence, Are the Natural Consequences of the Frequent Use of the Bottle, plate VI from The Bottle
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British
Glyphograph with hand coloring
Plate six in a suite of eight prints by Cruikshank narrating the damaging effects of alcohol on a working-class family. Cruikshank
directly attributed difficult social issues, such as violence and poverty, to alcohol consumption.
Published for the artist by David Bogue, London.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 5000; Douglas 242; Cohn 194
Inscription: Recto, in plate, "Designed and Etched by George Cruikshank" at c. of lower edge