Posting Posters
June 25, 2005 12:16 AM   Subscribe

Fight Tuberculosis with Modern Weapons (1.8 megs), and other striking and evocative historic public health posters from asbestos to huffing, and beyond. Featuring intelligent critical commentary, especially in the HIV/AIDS and Anti-smoking sections. (All images available in high resolution). From the US National Library of Medicine, which has presented an impressive series of health-related displays over the years. (Via the estimable Artifact)
posted by Rumple (5 comments total)
Dream Anatomy is another interesting NLM display.
posted by Rumple at 12:22 AM on June 25, 2005

It's a bit of a double, but I won't tell. Actually, that's a hell of a resource.
Thanks - there's a lot to poke around in at these sites.
posted by peacay at 7:21 AM on June 25, 2005

Excellent resources! Thank you both Rumple and Peacay.
posted by nickyskye at 10:03 AM on June 25, 2005

Is it just me, or does that doc doing a vacuum-assisted thoracentesis in the middle bear an uncanny resemblance to a certain current head of state of a major world superpower?
posted by ikkyu2 at 12:11 AM on June 27, 2005

Bush league care, I guess. Good catch
posted by Rumple at 2:19 PM on June 27, 2005

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