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Merchant's Gargling Oil Liniment

GC002.02.105 (RS130080)

Description

Advertisement for Merchant's Gargling Oil, a health remedy and cure-all. The original liniment, first sold in 1833, was meant to cure anything that could ail a domestic animal. The human version of the liniment was introduced in 1875. The yellow wrappers were for animal, the white wrappers for human flesh.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
[1880s]
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 chromolithograph
Dimensions
15.25x 8.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 105
Credit Line
From the Jewett House, 1986
GUSN
199133
Reference Code
GC002.02.105

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertisements
health
medicine
oil (organic material)
Material Type
chromolithographs
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Horses
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 101-110
Physical Access Restrictions
Fragile. Tear in upper-right corner.

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