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The supposed benefits of beer are illusory. Colour lithograph, ca. 1920.

  • Horsley, Victor, Sir, 1857-1916.
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[Reprinted 1930?]
Reference
679992i
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Why America went dry.
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Description

Halftones showing: a steel worker carrying a heavy clamp (illustration from Collier's weekly); steel workers in a hot steel mill; a man, his wife and daughter relaxing at home without beer

Publication/Creation

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.

Lettering

Beer is a bluffer. Beer doesn't make hard work easier. ... beer doesn't really cool one off. ... Beer doesn't rest one ... Beer contains alcohol, a habit-forming drug. Prepared and copyrighted 1920 by the Scientific Temperance Federation, Boston, Mass. Horsley: Alcohol and the human body

Creator/production credits

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

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Printed in black and red

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 679992i

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