Attention: beware of your hidden enemies

Place North & Central America: United States of America
Accession Number ARTV07551
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 101.4 x 20.4 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description lithograph on card
Maker Unknown
US Army
Place made United States of America
Date made 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A First World War poster warning soldiers to be aware of their ' hidden enemies' or venereal diseases. Text only it is a small rectangular poster printed in black and red ink. The text is positioned in the centre within a thick red border. It was possible designed to be displayed in conjunction with a series of 20 placards produced to educate United States soldiers and sailors about sex hygiene and venereal diseases.