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An affluent mother with a healthy baby, contrasted with a poor mother with an unhealthy baby. Colour lithograph attributed to R. Williams, ca. 1920, for the National Child Welfare Association.

  • Williams, Ray (Designer at the National Child Welfare Association, New York City)
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New York City (70 Fifth Avenue) : National Child Welfare Association, [1920?]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colour ; sheet z cm


A living wage for fathers means a living chance for babies, Good wages stand for: A comfortable home ; enough good food ; expert medical care ; a mother who has time for her baby. Result: a healthy baby. Low wages stand for: Bad living quarters ; poor, scant food ; lack of medical care ; an overworked mother. Result: an unhealthy baby

Lettering note

Bears number: 8


Wellcome Library no. 2168640i



  • English

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