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A woman representing syphilis; advertising Dr Abreu's sanatorium for syphilitics in Barcelona. Colour lithograph by R. Casas, ca. 1900.

Casas, Ramón, 1866-1932.
Date
[1900?]

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She holds a lily in front of her, presumably to give the appearance of innocence. On her back however, knotted into her shawl, is a snake. In the lettering, the s's of the word Sífilis are also in the form of a snake

Publication/Creation

[Barcelona] : [Sanatorio para sifilíticos], [1900?] (Barcelona : J. Thomas)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image and lettering 66.3 x 28.2 cm

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Sífilis. Curación absoluta y radical en el Sanatorio para sifilíticos Calle mayor de la Bonanova 74. Para mas informes al Dr Abreu, calle Vergara 10, Barcelona, ó en el mismo establecimiento al administrador Sr. Rumiá. R. Casas

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  • Spanish


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A woman representing syphilis; advertising Dr Abreu's sanatorium for syphilitics in Barcelona. Colour lithograph by R. Casas, ca. 1900. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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