Illustration found in the book entitled "The English Dance of Death." After the period of the stylish baroque Dance of Death, the late 18th and 19th Centuries. The artist of this piece, Thomas Rowlandson, imagines the death waiting for one of the many vices/modern tools of destruction at the time to take hold and be perpetuated throughout the English Empire. This piece is a satiric commentary on the influence English culture during the time.
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