Small Pox Typhus Fever - This Notice is Posted in Compliance with Law

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Description
A doublesided quarantine sign - one side indicates the presence of typhus fever, while the other side indicates the presence of small pox. On the sign is printed:
Small Pox / Typhus Fever - This Notice is Posted in Compliance with Law. "Every person who shall wilfully tear down, remove or deface any notice posted in compliance with law shall be fined not more than seven dollars." --General Statutes of Connecticut, Revision of 1902, Sec, 1173. --Town Health Officer.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1902
place made
United States: Connecticut
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
2005.3080.03
nonaccession number
2005.3080
catalog number
2005.3080.03
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Antibody Initiative: Infectious Disease, Allergy, and Immunotherapy Collections
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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