Mosquitos Carrying Dengue Fever. As Dangerous As An Enemy Bomber
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Mosquitos Carrying Dengue Fever. As Dangerous As An Enemy Bomber

c1943. Colour and process lithograph, 49 x 37.2cm. Repaired minor tears and missing portions, slight foxing. Linen-backed.

Text includes “Can cripple an army, disorganise a community. This mosquito breeds in and around houses, therefore control measures are simple. It breeds in: rainwater tanks, discarded rubber tyres, old tins and bottles about the yard…Issued by the NSW Dept. of Public Health.” This poster is mentioned in a local Cairns newspaper article titled “Dengue Menace.” Ref: Cairns Post, 8.2.1943.

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Item #CL193-36

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