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A sword slaying the hydra; representing the fight against cancer. Colour lithograph after G. Georget, 1960.

Georget, Guy.
Date
[1960]

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Description

The many-headed hydra of Lerna here represents the ability of cancer cells to proliferate when some of them are extirpated

Lettering

Vaincre le cancer. Guy Georget.

Publication/Creation

[Paris?] : République Française, Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population ; Paris (6 Avenue Marceau, Paris 8e) : Ligue nationale française contre le cancer (Paris 8e : Aljanvic), [1960]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 59.9 x 39.5 cm

Publications note

Thierry Fillaut et al., Quand la santé publique s'affiche: 50 ans, 50 affiches, 1945-1995, Rennes 1995, no. 49

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 659544i

Creator/production credits

Guy Georget, born 1911, died 1992

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Language

  • French


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