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A skeleton riding on a fly which excretes disease; representing the need to exterminate flies as a public health measure. Lithograph after design by L. Moragas Pomar, ca. 1925/1928.

  • Moragas Pomar, L.
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About this work


Of the diseases named (typhus, tuberculosis and enteritis), only the last is generally considered to be communicated by flies


[Barcelona?] : Instituto Municipal de Higiene, [1925?/1928?]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph(?) ; sheet 72.5 x 55.5 cm


Instituto Municipal de Higiene. Exterminad las moscas transporta ellas, los gérmenes de la enfermedad y de la muerte. tifus tuberculosis enteritis ; Dr Moragas Pomar

Creator/production credits

Assumed (from stamp on the Wellcome Library impression) to have been issued by the Instituto Municipal de Higiene of Barcelona

Lettering note

Wellcome Library impression bears stamp of city of Barcelona


Wellcome Library no. 19995i


  • Spanish

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