The Sacrifice (Tuberculosis is Preventable)

Files

VCU_NC 1300_C37 v5 n2 Feb 1914 A_J_Van Leshout Tuberculosis is preventable p126 rsz.jpg

Title

The Sacrifice (Tuberculosis is Preventable)

Description

Editorial cartoon by A. J. Van Leshout "The Sacrifice." 

Originally published in the Louisville Courier-Journal. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2 (February 1914), p.126. 

Under the full moon, a large group of people are shown marching into the mouth of a death's head. They carry a banner "Ignorance of the Disease." On man sits apart from the group beside a sign that says "Tuberculosis IS Preventable." A woman in the crowd looks over at him wondering.

Creator

Van Leshout, Alexander Josef

Source

Cartoons Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2 (February 1914), p.126. Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1914 February

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. 
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Notes

Learn more: 
Tuberculosis, Social Welfare History Image Portal 
Tuberculosis, Social Welfare History Project 
Editorial cartoons, Social Welfare History Image Portal 

Citation

Van Leshout, Alexander Josef, “The Sacrifice (Tuberculosis is Preventable),” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed November 15, 2018, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/386.