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Influenza and colds ephemera. Box 1.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes an allegorical print of an heroic warrior woman with a shield of Valda (pastilles?) slaying a 7 headed hydra representing influenza, postcard advertising Boomerang media's film about Bird Flu (2009?), leaflets about flu vaccination (June 2010), Boots Winter flu jab service (October 2010) and other items about: sore throat, cold, asthma, hoarseness and cough, "Returned from Klondyke" (magazine insert advertising Colman's mustard: a man wrapped in a yellow blanket with feet in a mustard bath), 'What do you know about colds?' (Metropolitan life Insurance Company, 1946), 'That reminds me' colds - illustrated by Fougasse, Scottish Council for Health Education, 1961), a (2008) NHS leaflet warning against overuse of antibiotics in cases of colds and cough (MRSA is mentioned as being resistant to some of them), a leaflet (shaped as a shield) advertising Kleenex anti-viral paper handkerchiefs for cold and flu (January 2009), NHS newspaper advertisement about swine flu and a cutting about distribution of the official leaflet (Weds., 6 May 2009), 'Questions about swine flu' (Boots, 2009), vaccination information (Abbott Laboratories, 2003, 2010), 'You're a target for flu this year' (NHS & GlaxoSmithKline, 2012), Flu jabs (Pfizer, 2013), Viroflu vaccine (Crucell, 2011), 'Battle against flu & colds' (PAGB, Royal College of General Practitioners, 2009), 'Reasons why you may need a flu jab' (Wyeth vaccines : 2008), European Antibiotic Awareness Day (2 A4 posters : NHS : 2008), 'Flu kills' (NHS : 2015?), 'Flu vaccination instore service' (Sainsbury's Pharmacy : 2015), 'FluVille Times' (GlaxoSmithKline : 2013), 'Is your cold, sore throat, earache or cough getting you down?' (2013), 'Don't let colds & flu stop you' (A. Vogel's Echinaforce : 2014?), 'Are you pregnant? ... Have the flu jab' (NHS North East London and The City : 2011).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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