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Advice to mothers on causes of child mortality. Colour lithograph by O. Gri︠u︡n, 1925.

  • Gri︠u︡n, O., active 1919.
Date
[1925?]
Reference
667964i
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Description

Top left, a mother looking after a baby in disorderly and insanitary conditions. Top right, two scenes showing the opposite. Bottom left, mothers with children from Sweden, England, Italy, Germany and Russia, showing rates of infant mortality in each country. Bottom right, the four seasons showing infant mortality in Russia in each season, with summer as the highest

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image and lettering 47.2 x 61.8 cm

Lettering

Otchego umiraet u nas mnogo deteĭ do goda. ... Khudozhestvenna︠i︠a︡ redak︠︡t︠s︡i︠︡i︠a︡, A.A. Ioffa. O. Gri︠u︡n 1925.

Edition

Tirazh 30.000 eks.

Creator/production credits

Signature and date "O. Gri︠u︡n 1925" added on the stone/plate in different colour ink after Ioffa's credit line

Lettering note

Lettering to top left scene: Zhevanai︠a︡ soska, raniĭ prikorm kasheĭ, gr︠i︠a︡z' i neumel'yĭ ukhod-vot chto gubit mnogo deteĭ v derevne (A cough is killing many children in the village"...)
Lettering to top right scene: Chem bol'she gramotnykh matereĭ, tem men'she umiraet deteĭ ("The more educated mothers there are, the fewer children die")
Lettering to bottom left scene: Na 100 rodivshikhs︠i︠a︡ umiraet na per vom godu zhizni: v Sh︠ve︡t︠s︡ii-9; v Anglii-14; v Italii-17, v Germanii-20, v Rossii-26. Bol'she vsego umiraet deteĭ u nas. (Among a hundred newborn up to one year old, there die in Sweden 9, England 14, Italy 17, Germany 20, Russia 26. The most children die in Russia")
Lettering to bottom right scene: Na 1.000 rodivshikhs︠i︠a︡ umiraet na pervom godu zhizni: Vesn︠o︡i︠u︡-73; Letom-144; Osen'︠i︠u︡-63; zi︠mo︡i︠u︡-67. Beregi deteĭ osobenno letom bol'she vsego deteĭ umiraet ot letnikh ponosov. (Among 1,000 newborn up to one year old, there die in spring 73, in summer 144, in autumn 63, in winter 67. The children die from a summer illness")
Bears censor's registration number: Leningradskiĭ Gublit No. 10925

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 667964i

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