Moral Judgment in Evaluating Disease: Some Pictures for Discussion

The Tree of Death. The Sinner.

The Tree of Death. The Sinner, c.1845, Nathaniel Currier, U.S.A. 1813-1888, Lithograph, hand colored, Bequest of Clements C. Fry 1955

This print, published by Nathaniel Currier of the iconic print company Currier & Ives, categorizes the major sins into three primary branches. As a popular print, it captures the moral framework of the day.