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The drunkard's progress, or the direct road to poverty, wretchedness & ruin / designed and published by J.W. Barber, New Haven, Conn.

The drunkard's progress, or the direct road to poverty, wretchedness & ruin / designed and published by J.W. Barber, New Haven, Conn.

 
 
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Print shows four scenes of the drunkard's progress: the morning dram (father drinking at 8am, ignoring wife and children), the grog shop (bar room brawls, passed out, vomiting, and drinking customers), the confirmed drunkard (father on floor, wife and children afraid, home falling apart), and concluding scene (family evicted, home up for auction).
Exhibited: Prohibition, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
Inscribed below image: Entered according to Act of Congress the 9th day of September 1826 by John W. Barber of the State of Connecticut.
Designed and Published by J.W. Barber, New Haven, Con. Sept. 1826.

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01/01/1826
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Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885, engraver
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Library of Congress
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