Die Mondsüchtigen

Die Mondsüchtigen

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Description
Satirical image of moonstruck charlatans offering quacks cures for cholera, probably created at the time of the cholera epidemic of 1831-1832. The inscription reads “DIE MONDSÜCHTIGEN / oder / allerneuste Gespensterfurcht ver der so gräfslich genannten / aber schon seit Jahrtausenden bekannten—Cholera.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other 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: 40.2 cm x 24.7 cm; 15 13/16 in x 9 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0011
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 969
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Public Health
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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