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Hygieia as a personification of hygiene: a woman holding up the palm of her hand on the left and holding the staff of Aesculapius on the right, with water in the background; advertising an exhibition in Düsseldorf on health and welfare. Colour lithograph after L. ten Hompel, 1926.

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Düsseldorf 1926 Mai bis Oktober. Grosse Ausstellung. Gesundheitspflege, soziale Fürsorge u. Leibesübungen. Unter Mitwirkung des Deutschen Hygiene-Museums in Dresden und unter Förderung von Reich u. Staat. Veranstalt. von der Stadt Düsseldorf. Entwurf L. ten Hompel, Düsseldorf. The name of the exhibition was abbreviated to GeSoLei.



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