Cholera Præservativmann

Description
"Cholera Prevention Man" is dressed in an overcoat, hat, pipe and mask. He is standing in a doorway made of boxes containing herbs and spices. Behind him lurks cholera in the shape of a ghostly apparition. On the floor to his left is a clyster and a hot water bottle. To his right is a commode.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
artist
Wunder
printer
Campe
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
etching (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 40 cm x 24.5 cm; 15 3/4 in x 9 5/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0012
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 967
subject
Health & Medicine
Public Health
Religion
Ophthalmology
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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