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The end of an epoch: France, 1958

Article from the World Health magazine, September-October 1958 issue
WHO/Robert Doisneau

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In 1958 Robert Doisneau produced a photographic profile of Dr Edmond, a country doctor in a small town in the d├ępartement of the Creuse, a rugged, highland area in the centre of France. The 68-year-old Dr Edmond comes from a long line of country doctors: The Edmonds have been country doctors through father and son since the reign of Louis XIV.

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