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Ayer's Cathartic Pills (The Country Doctor)

GC002.02.103 (RS130094)

Description

This advertisement features "Dr. Bolus" and his two young patients, who are African-Americans. According to the printed legend on the back, this popular chromolithograph as "A set of album cards" could be ordered from J.C. Ayer.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1883
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 chromolithograph
Dimensions
9.5x 15.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 103OVR
Credit Line
Jewett Home
GUSN
199129
Reference Code
GC002.02.103

Record details

Originator
Ayer, J. C. (James Cook), 1819-1878 (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
African American
advertising
medicine
Material Type
chromolithographs
prints (visual works)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 101-110
Physical Access Restrictions
Fragile, tears up left and right. Also, discolored.

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