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Shock Value // Gallery

The entire collection from “An Iconography of Contagion: An Exhibition of 20th-Century Health Posters From the Collection of the National Library of Medicine.”

Spring 2009
To read our essay about these posters, please click here.

Shock Value

public health posters

Art and message merged in twentieth-century posters, raising the alarm about contagions from TB to AIDS. 

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