Fort Jungen's

A cartoon in watercolor and ink. Medicines carried by a soldier jokes “Batten Nevr” (Battered nerves), “Baren Fett” (Bear fat), "gesund heits trank fur schwangere” (sound cheerful potion for pregnancies). The image was replicated by Johann Christian Benjamin Gottschick (1776-1844) from a drawing by Christian Johann Oldendorp (1772-1844?).
This image is possibly from Oldendorp's book "Unglück und Rettung oder Jugendschicksale eines Offiziers aus der Zeit Friedrichs des Großen" printed in 1826 in Leipzig.)
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1826
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
watercolor (overall material)
brown (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
overall: 24.4 cm x 18.2 cm; 9 5/8 in x 7 3/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
collector/donor number
SAP 964
Health & Medicine
Public Health
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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