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Tuberculosis Robs You, Public Health Protects You

On the left side of the poster a man, dressed in a tunic, holds a bag leaking gold coins in his left hand, and a burning torch near his feet with his right hand. He is looking over his shoulder toward a knight holding a drawn sword. The knight has the double-barred cross, Cross of Lorraine, on his surcoat.

Title: Tuberculosis Robs You, Public Health Protects You.
Date: ca. 1935
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