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Visual Culture and Health Posters

Title:
I'm Serious about Love. I Use Condoms
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Description:
Without reading the text in these posters, designed by T. Charles Erickson for the New Haven Women's AIDS Coalition of the Mayor's Task Force on AIDS in 1988, the viewer would likely have no reason to suspect that these images are designed to personalize decisions about condom use. The image of this anonymous young man personalizes the textual message that using a condom is a responsible choice and a reflection of the feelings about your partner. The message--to be serious about love is to be serious about disease prevention--links romance with sensible, responsible behavior. Rather than utilize strategies of condemnation or fear, this poster, taken at face value, only offers the views and choices of one young man. The central message--condom use--is simply highlighted in red.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (583,531 Bytes)
Date:
1988
Creator:
Erickson, T. Charles
Source:
Original Repository: History of Medicine Division. Prints and Photographs Collection
This image may also be accessed from the Images from the History of Medicine (IHM).
URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/ihm/
IHM Order Number: A025297
Publisher:
New Haven Women's AIDS Coalition
Rights:
Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine.
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Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
HIV
Public Health
Visual Culture and Public Health Keywords:
Safe Sex and Condoms
Exhibit Category:
HIV/AIDS
Relation:
Metadata Record AIDS Is a Fact (1989) jpg (636,244 Bytes)
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Unique Identifier:
VCBBGW
Document Type:
Posters
Slides (photographs)
Language:
English
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2016-06-03
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