Ayer's Cathartic Pills (The Country Doctor)

Collection Type

  • art

Date

1883

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 101-110

GUSN

GUSN-199129

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medicine
African American
advertising
chromolithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 103OVR

Physical Description

1 chromolithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

GC002.02.103

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

9.5 x 15.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Jewett Home

Record Details

Originator

Ayer, J. C. (James Cook), 1819-1878 (Printer)

Material Type

chromolithographs
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fragile, tears up left and right. Also, discolored.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 101-110