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The harmful effects of wine. Colour lithograph, ca. 1920.

Reprinted 1930
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Why America went dry.
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Halftones showing a French child with grapes; men harvesting grapes; bas-relief of a man and a woman, "Drinkers' faces as a French artist saw them in France"


Westerville, O[hio], U.S.A. : Published by The American Issue Publishing Company, Reprinted 1930.

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1 print : lithograph, printed in black and red ; sheet 91.7 x 61.3 cm.


Wine a pass-key to alcoholism. All wine contains alcohol. ...Wine impairs working ability. Wine leads to stronger liquors. Prepared and copyrighted 1920 by the Scientific Temperance Federation, Boston, Mass. 1. Totterman, Finska lakaresallaskapets hanlingar [sic], 1916. A. Smith, Report V. Congress against the abuse of alcoholic drinks, 1895, p. 341

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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


Wellcome Library no. 679958i



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