12 Jan

Malaria Posters from National Library of Medicine, USA

 

With thanks to the National Library of Medicine, USA.

Eradicate Malaria by spraying.

Publication Information: New Delhi : Central Health Education Bureau, Ministry of Health, 1950s.

Predominantly steel blue poster with black and white lettering. Text at top of poster in Devanāgarī script, possibly Hindi. Visual image is an illustration of an oversize mosquito being sprayed. One man holds the hose and another man pushes a pump. English title superimposed on illustration close to bottom of poster. Note and publisher information in lower left corner.

NLM posters

 

 

No mosquitoes, no malaria.

NLM posters

 

 

 

The mosquito is little, but has bugs in her spittle.

Publication Information:

[Washington, D.C. : Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery] : 1945.

White poster with red and black lettering. Title dominates poster. Visual image in upper right corner is an illustration of two smiling cartoon-character repellent containers. Image near bottom of poster is an illustration of a dead mosquito. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters

 

 

Man-made malaria.

Publication Information:

[Washington, D.C. : Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery] : 1945.
White poster with multicolor lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual image is an illustration of a cartoon-character mosquito with the “rising sun” motif of the wartime Japanese flag on its wings. Caption begins in a red circle next to the mosquito and dominates remainder of poster. Publisher information at bottom of poster.
NLM posters

 

 

Health Department of Qatar’s malaria poster.

White poster with black lettering. All text in Arabic script. Some text at top of poster. Visual image is a color illustration. An oasis is in the background. A swarm of mosquitoes extends from the water in the oasis to a boy lying in bed. The boy shivers and sweats and he has a thermometer in his mouth. Additional text below illustration.

NLM posters

 

 

 

This is Ann.

Publication Information: Washington, D.C. : Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept. : 1943.

Predominantly white poster with red and black lettering. Title at top of poster along with two cartoon-style illustrations of mosquitoes. One of the mosquitoes holds a goblet filled with blood. Caption and note below title. Poster dominated by a map of the world depicting risk levels for malaria around the world. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters

 

 

Poster from Sanitary and Social Welfare Ministry of Turkey.

Predominantly white poster with multicolor lettering. Publisher information in upper left corner. Title at top of poster appears to address the concept of malaria as an enemy of home, health, and progress. Visual images are illustrations of a mosquito, a healthy baby, a child being bitten by a mosquito, people showing ill effects of malaria, and preventive measures such as using a bednet and putting up screens, etc.

NLM posters

Malaria – severe infectious disease. Russian Poster.

Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster, along with an illustration of an over sized mosquito. Dominant illustration features a glassy-eyed person lying in bed. A temperature chart on right side of poster illustrates the intermittent fever characteristic of malaria. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters

 

 

Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster. Visual images are illustrations of a bed covered by netting, what appears to be a map showing homes located away from a body of water, and window with a screen. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters

 

 

Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster. Visual images are illustrations of a person spraying in a swampy area and a group of men using rakes in a swampy area. Note below illustrations indicates that fighting against swamps is fighting against malaria. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters

 

 

Fight the peril behind the lines.
Publication Information:[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. G.P.O., 1943.

Predominantly blue poster with red and yellow lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual image is an illustration of a soldier looking up at a bright moon and a giant mosquito. Caption and note near bottom of poster. Publisher information in lower left corner.
NLM posters


 

The mosquito transmits malaria.

Publication Information:Republic of Mozambique, Ministry of Health, National Health Directorate, IN Health, Malaria Section.

Orange and green poster with black lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual images include illustrations of a giant mosquito, a child with a mosquito on its arm, a man covering puddles of water, and a man putting screens in a window. Caption text in center of poster urges avoiding mosquito bites, eliminating stagnant water, and having screens in windows. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

NLM posters
Malaria knocks you flat.

Publication Information: [United States? : s.n.

Visual shows a huge mosquito standing over the body of a man lying on the ground.

NLM posters

 

 

Malaria in the United States.

NLM posters

 

 

Don’t go to bed with a malaria mosquito.
Publication Information:[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. G.P.O., 1944.

Multicolor poster. Visual image is an illustration of a cartoon-character mosquito sitting on a pillow on what appears to be an Army bed. Title, caption, and note in yellow square superimposed on illustration. Publisher information in lower left corner of yellow square.

NLM posters

 

 

Malaria kills.
Publication information: Ministry of Health Service and Social Action, National fight against malaria.

Predominantly light blue poster with black and green lettering. Title in French and Arabic at top of poster. Poster is a five-column, six-row chart indicating dosages of Chloroquine by age. Visual images are illustrations showing people of corresponding ages receiving or taking the medication. Publisher and sponsor information at bottom of poster. NLM posters

 

Defend yourself from mosquitoes.

Spanish poster.

NLM posters

 

 

To look at these images in high quality please visit this link.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>