Fort Jungen's

Description
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.)
Location
Currently not on view
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)
Measurements
overall: 24.4 cm x 18.2 cm; 9 5/8 in x 7 3/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0065
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06271
collector/donor number
SAP 964
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Public Health
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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