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A woman wearing a sandwich-board inscribed "I've got VD", showing the absurdity of the assumption that a woman would not pass on a venereal infection to an American sailor. Colour lithograph, 1948.

Date:
1948
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580227i
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Description

The bottom right corner of the sheet is shown as if turned over to reveal underneath a notice saying "VD Ward" and a sailor saying "Brother you can say that again!" in response to the message "They don't use labels"

Publication/Creation

[Washington, D.C.?] : U.S. Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1948 ([Washington, D.C.?] : U.S. Government Printing Office)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 60.1 x 46.2 cm

Lettering

I've got VD. They don't use labels. VD Ward. Brother you can say that again!

Lettering note

Bears device of U.S. Navy Bureau of Naval Personnel, and number: NAVPERS 11051 VD-9

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 580227i

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  • English


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