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A man sits outside a curved cage. A man and a woman watch. Three figures in the background stand by bars.
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Title: The Bottle, Scene 8th
From: Temperance Tales, Or, Six Nights With The Washingtonians
Original caption: Scene 8th -- The Bottle has done its work -- It has destroyed the Infant and the Mother, it has brought the Son and the Daughter to Vice and to the Streets, and has left the Father a hopeless Maniac
Creator: George Cruikshank (illustrator)
Date: 1848
Format: Engraving
Publisher: Leary & Getz, Philadelphia
Source: University of Connecticut Libraries
Location: frontispiece
Keywords: Alcohol; Children; Crime; Death; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Family; Insanity; Poverty; Prostitution; Psychiatric Disability; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Urban Life; Women & Gender
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy

Objects From This Artifact:
- The Bottle, Scene 6th (still)
- The Bottle, Scene 8th (still)