Item CPC/1/H/9 - Syphilis is as poisonous as a snake; we urge you not to touch prostitutes

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Syphilis is as poisonous as a snake; we urge you not to touch prostitutes


  • nd [Apr 1947] (Creation)

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AC 204

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Snake with the head of a woman curled around a lamppost in twilight. A willow tree is in the foreground (willow flowers are idiomatic for prostitutes) and the shadow of a man and a woman meeting are in the background.Handwritten inscription on poster by John S Willis, in Hong Kong, April 1947. Willis has translated the Chinese into English.

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  • Chinese

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454mm x 609mm

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