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Statistics showing that drinking alcohol increases the time required for wounds to heal. Colour lithograph, 1917.

  • Brickley, William, active approximately 1917.
Reprinted 1930
Part of
Why America went dry.
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Westerville, O[hio], U.S.A. : Published by The American Issue Publishing Company, Reprinted 1930.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in black and red ; sheet 91.7 x 61.3 cm


Drinkers' wounds heal more slowly. Ave. insured men's loss of time by wounds. Ave insured drinkers' loss of time by wounds. ... Drinkers lost 372 days for every 100 days lost by average insured men. "Alcohol delays healing and repair in accidents" William J. Brickley. M.D., Boston Relief Station. Prepared and copyrighted 1917 by the Scientific Temperance Federation, Boston, Mass. Statistics from Leipsic Sick benefits report 1910

Creator/production credits

The Scientific Temperance Foundation was a successor to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, based in Boston, Mass.

Lettering note

Bar charts printed in black and red. Lacks series statement "Why America went dry" which is found on other works in series with this one


Wellcome Library no. 679993i



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