Aah, weird wacky wabbit hole of the internet has done it again. Sex, and the subject of std's and vd has popped up in a couple of interesting blog posts.
Choose your poison/post: VD in general, or Syphilis in specific. With the first post you get a deeper look at the history of condoms and a discussion of its related social taboos. The other post just a quick overview of syphilis.
The bonus you get from both posts is good healthy dose of vintage advertising. Posters, ads, tins, bottles. Great graphics and illustrations. And a history lesson. Just what the doctor ordered!
Here's your prescription:
- Getting It On: The Covert History of the American Condom By Hunter Oatman-Stanford on Collectorsweekly.com
- Evolution of Syphilis Posters by Ferdinand Meyer on PeachridgeGlass.com
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