Vintage German medical school teaching chart c.1960s: Human parasitic tapeworms (nematodes), Deutsches Hygiene museum, Dresden. The chart illustrates four kinds of parasitic worms acquired from ingesting undercooked meat –Taenia saginata (beef), Taenia solium (pork), Diphyllobthrium latum (fish), Echinococcus (sheep) - and their life-cycles stages. Included in the lower part of the chart is the depiction of an enormous tapeworm that is shown trailing along the lower border and folded back several times. Printed on canvas-backed paper with very good bold graphics over a black ground. Condition: Excellent, well-preserved and clean condition with very minor wear. Size: 32” width x 43 ½” length. Dowel width is 35”.