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The typhus louse, against which Russian citizens are urged to protect themselves by washing themselves and their clothes vigorously. Colour lithograph by Kaznacheev, 192-.

Kaznacheev, active approximately 1920.
Date
[between 1920 and 1929?]

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Description

Top, a huge white figure of the louse that carries typhus. Below, three scenes: a man having his hair cut by a barber, with lettering meaning "Cut your hair short" ; men in a bath house, with lettering meaning "Go to the bath house every day"; women washing and beating clothes, with lettering meaning "Keep your clothes and your bed in tidiness"

Lettering

Pomnite oie ugroze synogo tifa voshʹ. perenosit zarazu syponogo tifa. Unichtozhaĭte vsheĭʹ! Kórotko strigite volosy ; Ezhednévno moĭtes' v báne ; Sobliudaĭte chistotu postéli i odezhdy. Kaznacheev

Publication/Creation

[Russia] : Gosmedizdat, [between 1920 and 1929?]

Edition

Tirazh 10.000.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 106.5 x 71.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 653288i

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Language

  • Russian


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