L'autre péril. Ne nous endormons pas sur nos lauriers, la tuberculose nous menace, il faut la vaincre.

L'autre péril. Ne nous endormons pas sur nos lauriers, la tuberculose nous menace, il faut la vaincre. LOC Summary: A hand is holding a thread that is tied to a knife labeled 'La Tuberculose' suspended over laurel branches. The epidemic of tuberculosis was particularly severe in France and, although it began to decline shortly before the Great War, deaths from the disease were still quite high through the years between the wars. LOC Notes: Translation of title: The other danger. Let us not rest on our laurels. Tuberculosis threatens us. It must be defeated. Date Created/Published: Paris : Commission Américaine de Préservation contre la Tuberculose en France, 1918. World War One recruitment poster provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 121 x 80 cm.