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Advice to expectant mothers on healthy practices during pregnancy and at the birth. Colour lithograph after O. Gri︠u︡n, 1925.

Gri︠u︡n, O., active 1919.
Date
[1925]

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Description

Top left, a male doctor gives advice to a pregnant woman in his surgery, deprecating the village woman-healer ("babka")and praising the professional midwife ("akusherka"). Top right, the pregnant woman carries a heavy pail of water along a winding path. Bottom left, a birth room, showing unhygienic practices. Bottom right, a birth room, showing hygienic practices

Lettering

Chto dolzhna znat' kazhdai︠a︡ zhenshchina. ... Khudozhestvenna︠i︠a︡ redak︠︡t︠s︡︠i︠a︡, A.A. Ioffa. O. Gri︠u︡n 1925.

Publication/Creation

Leningrad (Pr.s Aleksandr. 10) : Izdanie Otdela Okhrany Materinstva i Mladenchestva NKZ, [1925] (Leningrad (Pr.s Aleksandr. 10) : Lit. Goskart Fabr. Narkomfina)

Edition

Tirazh 30.000 eks.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image and border 51.2 x 66.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 667999i

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  • Russian


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