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Syphilis: the benefits of its medical treatment, contrasted with the consequences of leaving it untreated. Colour lithograph, 192-.
Syphilis, Congenital, hereditary, and infantile
Above, steps up lead to a white arch supported by Ionic columns with red crosses. At the top of the steps, under the arch, stand a physician in a white coat, and a family. The mother holds his right hand. Left, two children point down to an inscription referring to the curability of syphilis. The physician points down to an inscription on the effect of leaving it untreated. Right of the physician, the father (a soldier) and a nurse with a baby. Below them, the victims of syphilis, bowed under the weight of a heavy black cross: a madman (wild-eyed), a man walking with a stick, a man representing deformity, a man carrying a child's coffin, a woman with mentally defective children
Wellcome Library no. 535992i