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    Temperance Cartoon. An alcoholic is seen in all his wretchedness in "The Victim of ardent Spirits", a 15.5" x 12.5" lithograph published by Whipple & Damrell of Boston in the 1840-1860 period. Demons emanating from the distillery remove money and body organs from the unconscious imbiber. Although unsigned, it may be the work of David Claypool Johnston. There are light damp stains at the bottom, a 2" repaired vertical tear at the top center and minor restoration to the top corners.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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