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Leprosy: a patient uncured and a patient cured, the latter pointing to an allegory of early treatment. Colour lithograph.

Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh.
Date
[between 1950 and 1959?]

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Description

The allegory consists of two vignettes showing a man removing a tree which has grown out of a brick wall: "A small tree easily uprooted" ; "But with difficulty when grown old"

Publication/Creation

[India] : Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh, [between 1950 and 1959?] ([Calcutta] : The Calcutta Phototype Co. Ltd.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 74.4 x 49.8 cm

Lettering

Leprosy is curable. Take treatment early and continue it for long.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2058918i

Language

  • English


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