A Sermon in Six Cartoons: 1

Heathen woman The Modern Dance of Death

"The Modern Dance of Death" by Matthew Somerville ("Matt") Morgan. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 18th - May 23rd1874.

1: Death and the Devil riding into a peaceful city, laden with rum, to spread ruin and desolation. (The image is reminiscent of Alfred Rethel's Auch ein Todtentanz.) There's a larger version here: The Modern Dance of Death.

The Modern Dance of Death