Francisco Rivero Gil !Atención¡ Las Enfermedades Venéreas Amenazan Tu Salud. !Prevente Contra Ellas¡ (Attention! Venereal diseases threaten your health. Take precautions against them!) 1936–1939

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This Spanish Civil War poster shows the skeletal arm of a syphilitic prostitute clutching a soldier as he wilts in her embrace—a disturbing image designed to warn men to steer clear of women's seductive charms.

Gallery label from Designing Modern Women 1890-1990, October 5, 2013–October 19, 2014.
Sheet: 27 1/2 x 18 3/4" (69.8 x 47.6cm)
Jefatura de Sanidad del Ejército, Valencia
J. Aviño Valencia, Intervenido U.G.T., C.N.T.
Gift of William P. Mangold
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Architecture and Design

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