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Oversize ephemera (A1). Box ++77.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Folder containing items of very large ephemera. Includes: 'An analytical or synoptical view of the principal diseases incident to the human body together with their causes', quarantine notice (Privy Council, Whitehall, November 21, 1831), Bando sopra la sanità (Cardinale Rubini legato, Rome, Pisaro, 1691), B.C. Faust on smallpox at the Rastadt Congress (1798), World Health Organization / Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS map showing AIDS distribution in 1999, Australian AIDS education publicity (1989), Freakshow posters: G.A. Farini's Leopard Boy (Royal Aquarium, London), Adrian and Feodor, the Russian Kostroma people (hypertrichosis, South London Palace, 1874), C. Freeman (the American Giant, Royal Amphitheatre), Aztec Lilliputians (Hanover Square Rooms, London (1853), Frank Uffner's Marvellous Midgets (Lucia Zarate, General Mite, Piccadilly Hall), illustrated first aid chart (El mejor amigo del pueblo, showing what to do in cases of insect bites, toothache, bruises, carbon asphyxication, eye diseases, indigestion, drowning, sea sickness, gout, cuts, rabies, poisoning, bleeding from the nostrils etc.), World Health Organization Africa smallpox campaign (1979), cholera prevention (Shanghai Municipal Council Health Office), yellow fever vaccination (Venezuela 1960), leprosy (Russia, 1965).

Physical description

1 box ; 64 x 86 cm.



  • English

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