Measles Scarlet Fever - This Notice is Posted in Compliance with Law - Town Health Officer

Measles / Scarlet Fever - This Notice is Posted in Compliance with Law - Town Health Officer

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Description (Brief)
Rectangular white cardboard sign, double sideded with one sign warning of Measles and the other of Scarlet Fever. Both sides have following text, "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
Object Name
quarantine sign, measles, scarlet fever
date made
after 1902
place made
United States: Connecticut
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 23.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 9 1/4 in
overall: 9 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
2005.3080.02
catalog number
2005.3080.02
nonaccession number
2005.3080
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Antibody Initiative: Infectious Disease, Allergy, and Immunotherapy Collections
Antibody Initiative: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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