Cholera Præservativmann (Cholera Prevention Man)


Satirical image of a man protecting himself from cholera, probably produced during the epidemic of 1831-1832. The inscription at the bottom reads “Die wohleingerichte kleine Hausapotheke für einem seine Gesundheit liebenden / CHOLERA PRAESERVATIVMANN / Nürnberg bei Fr: Campe” Friedrich Campe (1777-1846) was a printer in Nuremberg.

Artist: WunderPrinter: Campe

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Public HealthOphthalmologyPharmacy


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0012Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 967

Object Name: printOther Terms: print; ART OBJECTS

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


Record Id: nmah_993979

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