Rats at a port. Drawing by A.L. Tarter, 194-.

  • Tarter, Albert Lloyd, 1913-1988.
[between 1940 and 1949?]
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[Los Angeles], [between 1940 and 1949?]

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1 drawing : pencil ; image 14.9 x 19.9 cm


Bears number bottom centre : "37"


The drawings of which this is one were produced for an educational film in Hollywood in the early 1940s, but the film was never made. The drawings show the transmission and effects of plague, especially the role of rats. Copyright in the drawings, if originally held by the artist, have been given to the Wellcome Trust


Wellcome Collection 10477i

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