"Die wohleingerichtete kleine Hausapotheke für einen seine Gesundheit liebenden CHOLERA PRÆSERVATIVMANN."
Germany, 19th c. 11 x 8 (plate mark); 10 1/8 x 7 1/2 (mat burn). Engraving by Wunder on wove paper, with original hand color. In addition to mat burn, old ink smudge in lower right margin, away from image. Else, very good.
A humorous portrait of a man taking every precaution against Cholera, standing on bricks to avoid the germs of the street, wearing a mask, and surrounded by an archway built of medical books, preventatives and cures.