Item #16226 Lifesaving Penicillin Production during WWII. Photo Women in Science.

Lifesaving Penicillin Production during WWII

Women in Science, Photo

Original Photo

(Medicine/Science). [Press Photograph]: Squibbs Lab Early Production of Penicillin, 1944. Press photo of science work done by women to further the WWII effort. Silver gelatin prints. 7.25 x 9 in. Verso photos contain byline "Squibbs Lab Early production of penicillin" along with stamp "REF. DEPT. 3-15 '44 N.E.A." Very good condition. Creases in bottom left and top right corners and small dents throughout. A woman wearing a white laboratory coat uses a pipette to transfer liquid into large glass bottles. In 1944, Squibb Laboratory was the world's largest production plant for penicillin, and the antibiotic was credited for saving countless lives during World War II. This photo shows one important role that women scientists took up to support the war effort. These original press photo taken by photojournalist within tight timeframe for the benefit of particular editorial board and with the aim of usage by the press to illustrate an article often affected public opinion in the nation.

Item #16226

Price: $185.00