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An American sailor sitting on a hospital bed, prevented by venereal disease from joining his ship. Colour lithograph, ca. 1948.

United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel.
Date
[1948?]

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Description

The board at the foot of the bed used for patient's case-notes says "VD". Through a window in the background, a naval vessel is departing. The hospital floor is covered with terrazzo of bright yellow, white and grey stones (or linoleum imitating such a composition)

Lettering

VD. You can't get ahead on a hospital bed.

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 57.3 x 41 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 580226i

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Language

  • English


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