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The worsening effect of alcohol on the work of precision manufacturers: histogram. Colour lithograph, ca. 1920.

Date
Reprinted 1930
Reference
679958i
Part of
Why America went dry.
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Description

Left, halftone showing a precision manufacturer at the workbench; right, histogram of work done on abstinent and on drinking days

Publication/Creation

Westerville, O[hio], U.S.A. : Published by The American Issue Publishing Company, Reprinted 1930.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in black and red ; sheet 91.7 x 61.3 cm.

Lettering

Alcohol impairs superior skill. Experience says: drink impairs all kinds of highly skilled hard work ... Scientific experiment proved. White column, work done on abstinent days. Black column, work done on drinking days. Prepared and copyrighted 1920 by the Scientific Temperance Federation, Boston, Mass. 1. Uno Totterman, Finska lakares allskapets handlingar, Oct. 1916.

Creator/production credits

The Scientific Temperance Foundation was a successor to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, based in Boston, Mass.

Lettering note

Printed in black and red

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 679958i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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