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The sword of Damocles hangs over a laurel wreath, representing complacency about tuberculosis in France after World War I. Colour lithograph after G. Capon and G. Dorival, 1918.

Capon, Georges-Emile, 1890-1980.
Date
[1918]

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view The sword of Damocles hangs over a laurel wreath, representing complacency about tuberculosis in France after World War I. Colour lithograph after G. Capon and G. Dorival, 1918.
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Credit: The sword of Damocles hangs over a laurel wreath, representing complacency about tuberculosis in France after World War I. Colour lithograph after G. Capon and G. Dorival, 1918. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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L'autre péril: la tuberculose. G. Capon, Geo. Dorival 18. Ne nous endormons pas sur nos lauriers. La tuberculose nous ménace. Il faut la vaincre. Commission américaine contre la tuberculose en France. Visa 14,346

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : Commission américaine contre la tuberculose en France, [1918] (Paris (35 Rue Boissy d'Anglais) : Editions de "L'art et la mode")

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 101.2 x 78.5 cm

Publications note

Julia F. Irwin, '"Sauvons les bébés": child health and U.S. humanitarian aid in the First World War', Bulletin of the history of medicine, 2012, 86: 37-65 (on American aid in France)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 676210i

Language

  • French


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