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What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work.

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Title: What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work.
Creator: Anti-Saloon League of Virginia
Date: between 1901 and 1916
Description: Handbill showing a bottle of alcohol. The bottle's label depicts a boy in short pants with a snake coiled around his body, The label reads "Fluid Extract of Hell. GUARANTEED TO KILL BOYS." Written on the bottle itself are statistics attributed to the effects of alcohol. The bottle sits on a platform labelled "Public Sentiment."

Beneath the illustration is the caption, "What the Book Says" and three passages from the Bible. An adress for ordering additional handbills is given at the bottom of the page.   
Citation:
Anti-Saloon League of Virginia, “What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work.,” VCU Libraries Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vcu.edu/items/show/82551.