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Les gas: asphyxie lente

Alternate Title(s):
Asphyxie lente
Slow asphyxiation
Author(s):
Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956, artist
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[France] : [publisher not identified], [1918]
Language(s):
French
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Chemical Warfare Agents
Military Personnel
Asphyxia
Hospitals, Military
Nurses
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
A black and white drawing of two hospital patients writhing in agony. We assume they were former soldiers who were exposed to chlorine gas during World War I. Next to their beds stands a nurse, her right hand on one soldier's shoulder, her head bent and her forehead cradled in her left hand, as she commiserates with their suffering. An elderly military doctor stands next to her, stony faced, with his arms crossed, as if there is nothing he can do for them.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101649859 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
D04607
Alternate Title(s):
Asphyxie lente
Slow asphyxiation
Author(s):
Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956, artist
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[France] : [publisher not identified], [1918]
Language(s):
French
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Chemical Warfare Agents
Military Personnel
Asphyxia
Hospitals, Military
Nurses
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
A black and white drawing of two hospital patients writhing in agony. We assume they were former soldiers who were exposed to chlorine gas during World War I. Next to their beds stands a nurse, her right hand on one soldier's shoulder, her head bent and her forehead cradled in her left hand, as she commiserates with their suffering. An elderly military doctor stands next to her, stony faced, with his arms crossed, as if there is nothing he can do for them.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101649859 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
D04607