Media Information

Collection name:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
[Young girl being circumcised]
Publication Information:
[Ethiopia : s.n., 19--?]
Publication Country:
Copyright Statement:
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Order No.:
Physical Description:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : col. ; 42 x 30 cm.
Image Description:
White poster with black Ge'ez (Ethiopic) lettering. Visual image dominates top of poster. Image is an illustration of an adult seated before a mother and young girl. The adult appears to be circumcising the girl as its hands are near her separated legs. The mother holds the girl's legs apart. A bottle and a cup rest on a table in the lower right corner of illustration. All text below image. Logo in lower left corner features a flower ready to blossom. Logo for sponsor at bottom of poster in center.
Language Note:
In Amharic.
Restrictions on Access:
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Funding Agency:
Ra¨dda Barnen
Source of Acquisition:
Gift; Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs; 2001;
Call Number:
PP04002 map
Record UI:
Contributor (Organization):
Ra¨dda barnen (Society)
Subject (Genre):
Subject (MeSH Term):
Circumcision, Female
Note (General):
Title supplied by cataloger.

[Young girl being circumcised]