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蝇令你生病 : 霍乱. 腸熱. .痢症

Enormous flies landing on lavatories and dustbins and then onto food. At the bottom on the psoter is a sick woman with an anxious doctor. Text above image sayed "Flies eat nightsoil and refuse and then eat rice. People who eat that rice will become sick and die" (蝇食糞及垃圾便食饭。人食其飯便病 一 死!) Handwritten inscription on poster by John S. Willis, in Hong Kong, April 1947. Willis has translated the Chinese into English

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 poster : color ; 60 x 45 cm
Publisher 衛生局
Year 1947?
Language Chinese
HKBU Library collection Propaganda Art Collection
Work type Poster
Subject(s) Public health
Keyword(s) Health education
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: "蝇令你生病 : 霍乱. 腸熱. .痢症", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 20/06/2424,

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