This is cartoonist Gordon Minhinnick's humorous commentary on the changes brought about by the introduction of free medical care and medicines in 1941. The old shaving cabinet has been transformed into an almost floor-to-ceiling cupboard full of different medicines and remedies.
Cartoon courtesy of the New Zealand Herald
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