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Birth of the Babies, Scurvy, and Spotted Fever, from The Dead Mother, from Illustrations to the songs from William Blake's "Island in the Moon"

1945 Charles Seliger Born: New York, New York 1926 Died: New York, New York 2009 white ink on black ink on paper sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Michael Rosenfeld 1992.53.4 Not currently on view


Keywords

Fantasy - monster

Figure group - female and child

Literature - Blake - Island in the Moon

State of being - death

State of being - illness - scurvy

State of being - illness - spotted fever

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About Charles Seliger

Born: New York, New York 1926 Died: New York, New York 2009

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