"Fool the Axis - Use Prophylaxis"

 
"Fool the Axis - Use Prophylaxis"
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  • Title :     "Fool the Axis - Use Prophylaxis"
  • Artist:     Arthur Szyk Designer John Wyeth & Brother, Inc Publisher
  • Accession:     1993.13.1
  • Country:     United States Philadelphia Pennsylvania
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 22 28 Dimensions, mounted Inches 17 22 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 55.9 71.1 Dimensions, mounted Centimeters 43.2 55.9 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Hitler , Caricature and Cartoons , Mussolini , Health/Hygiene , World War II 1940-1945 , Anti-Nazism , Anti-Fascism , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, Gift of Alexandra Braciejowski, Highland Beach, Florida
  • URL:     1993.13.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster promoting the use of prophylactics; image depicts grotesque caricatures of Mussolini, Hirohito and Hitler, each representing a venereal disease with portions of uniforms missing to reveal skin lesions caused by the disease, each figure holds a large syringe.