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Cancer: three vignettes showing radiotherapy and surgery as the only effective cures, all other remedies being by implication ineffectual. Colour lithograph after Fellnagel, 1941.

  • Fellnagel, American designer, active approximately 1950.
Date
[1941]
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660161i
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Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : United States Public Health Service, [1941]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 72 x 55.2 cm

Lettering

Only x-ray, radium, surgery ever cured cancer. Fellnagel

Creator/production credits

The artist might be Dorothy Darling Fellnagel, b. Kansas City, Aug. 26, 1913; d. Oakland, California, Apr. 22, 2006 (Susan V. Craig, Biographical dictionary of Kansas artists active before 1945, 2006, s.v. Fellnagel)

References note

'Public Health Service publications. A list of publications issued during the period January-June 1941', Public health reports, 22 August 1941, vol. 56, p. 1711 ("1. Cancer. Early diagnosis would save 50,000 lives every year. 2. Cancer. From 7th to 2nd place among the big killers-in the last 25 years. 3. Cancer. Only X-ray, radium, surgery, ever cured cancer. 4. Cancer danger signals.")

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Bears number: 3

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 660161i

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