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Ganesh holding banners and wearing a t-shirt bearing the letters 'IHO' for Indian Health Organisation; two rats pinch food from a platter below; an AIDS prevention advertisement by Bharat Press. Lithograph, ca. 1997.

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Ganesh is one of the best-known and most widely worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon and is widely revered as the 'Remover of Obstacles' or AIDS in the case of this poster

Publication/Creation

Bombay (43-D, Gulshan Compound, Foras Road, Bombay-8) : Bharat Press, [1997?]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; sheet 51 x 37.9 cm

Copyright note

Bharat Press 1997? Bharat Press India current contact details for Bharat Press: Sane Gurji Marg Jacob Circle Mumbai -400011 Phone: 022-23018222, 022-23018223 nbpl@gmail.com 30/06/2009 UkLW UK Transcription from the item

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The IHO (Indian Health Organisation) spearheaded the Nation's crusade against AIDS including championing the innovative campaigns for AIDS awareness during religious festivities and programmes such as the Ganesha Festival, a 10 day event held normally between August and September each year throughout India

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 677295i

Lettering note

Lettering not transcribed - in an Indic language
Includes telephone number 3099262

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