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.)

Date Made: ca 1826

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: 1991.0664.0065Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-06271Collector/Donor Number: SAP 964

Object Name: printOther Terms: print; ART OBJECTS

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


Record Id: nmah_994029

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