A prostitute lighting a cigarette outside a bar; warning American servicemen against sexually transmitted diseases. Colour lithograph after Ferree, 194-.
- between 1940 and 1949?
About this work
The bar behind the woman is named on the door as "Shorty's place. Dancing". It is described as a "juke joint", i.e. a bar with a juke box. A notice above the door says "Beer". She is called a "sniper" because she can disable or kill American soldiers covertly, like a sniper with a gun
Juke joint sniper. Syphilis and gonorrhea. Ferree
[USA] : [tbc], between 1940 and 1949?
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 50.7 x 38.2 cm
Wellcome Library no. 979833i