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Iris graminea L. Iridaceae Grass-leaved flag. Flower de Luce. Distribution: Central and Southern Europe. This is probably the Iris bulbosa minor sive angustifolia [the lesser bulbed or narrow-leaved Iris], Lesser bulbed Flower de luce of Parkinson (1640). He advised that the properties of all Flag Irises were more or less the same, but says there is no agreement about the properties of the bulbous kinds (such as this plant). Of the Flag Irises, Culpeper (1650) writes that the roots 'resist poison, help shortness of the breath, prove the terms [menstruation]
- Dr Henry Oakeley
The words 'ik vrij veilig' written in pink on sand with a red flag bearing the words 'Óók op vakantie' surrounded by mementoes of beach holidays including opened packets of condoms and four vignettes of couples kissing; advertisement for safe holiday sex by the SOA Stichting, Utrecht. Colour lithograph by Dian Klanderman.
- [between 1990 and 1999]
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, a retired American professional basketball, wearing the USA flag and a gold medal with the message: "What can you do to avoid AIDS"; with the same image on the front cover of a book also entitled "Magic Johnson L'amour sans risque" published by J'ai Lu; an advertisement by the book publishers, J'ai Lu [from the Flammarion group]. Colour lithograph.
A cross incorporating a montage of pink heart muscles, pink triangles, crossed red and green squares, the AIDS red ribbon on a stamp, flowers, a hand and a version of the American flag; on a background coloured in green crayon incorporating a montage of photographs including Christ's head of thorns and a hand injecting a syringe into an arm; on a further black background bearing the brown lettering: 'el colonialismo' [colonialism]; advertising the danger of AIDS. Colour lithograph by Juan Sánchez, ca. 1995.
A multi-horned ram holding a staff and flag within a red planet with an orange glow at the centre of a starry universe; a red drawn multi-headed fire-breathing winged serpent and personified half-moon in the lower half of the image, yellow drawn knights on horseback coming to the rescue and a glowing sun in the upper half; an astronaut hovers at the right side of the planet while an angel flies at the left; advertising the danger of AIDS. Colour lithograph by Nelson Garrido, ca. 1994/5.