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A woman smoking a cigarette, showing the route through which the smoke passes to the heart and lungs, as a warning against smoking. Colour lithograph, ca. 1940.

  • Lickint, Fritz, 1898-1960
Date
[approximately 1940]
Reference
642527i
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Description

Exemplifies the "Rauchstrasse" (street smoking) idea developed by Fritz Lickint (1898-1960) in the 1930s and discussed in his 1939 monograph Tabak und Organismus

Publication/Creation

[Germany] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1940]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 60.3 x 42 cm

Lettering

Schonen Sie Ihren Organismus ...

Lettering note

Lettering in an angular Fraktur font seldom used before ca 1940. Further lettering includes the parts of the body affected, in German

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 642527i

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Languages

  • German


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