"Syphilis A Cause of Blindness"

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Title

"Syphilis A Cause of Blindness"

Description

This pictorial statistic conveys that syphilis is responsible for 15% of cases of blindness. It repeats the symbol of a blind man to represent the statistic. It is a graphic print for an image that appeared in Parran's 1937 book, Shadow on the Land.

Source

Papers of Dr. Thomas Parran, Jr., MD, Box 41, Folder 537, University of Pittsburgh Archive Service Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Files

1937 Shadow Blindness.jpg

Citation

Thomas Parran and Pictorial Statistics, Inc, “"Syphilis A Cause of Blindness",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed November 27, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/288.

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