'Alcoholismo' - Spanish anti-absinthe poster, c 1900.
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actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

'Alcoholismo' - Spanish anti-absinthe poster, c 1900.

© David Nathan-Maister / Science & Society Picture Library


Spanish-language version of a French anti-alcohol poster, made for use in schools. This poster warns of the dangers of absinthe-induced epileptic fits: at the top, a roofer falls to his death, while below, the child of an alcoholic father suffers from hereditary epilepsy. Printed by Emile Deyrolle, Paris.

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