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Cholera Præservativmann (Cholera Prevention Man)

Cholera Præservativmann (Cholera Prevention Man)

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Description
Ink and water color etching of Cholera Prevention Man dressed in a large blue overcoat, a clay pipe in one hand and a mask over his face. He is standing in a doorway surrounded by boxes containing herbs. Behind him is the ghostly apparition of cholera. The translation of the inscription is roughly "The well-equipped home medicine cabinet for one who loves his health. / Cholera Prevention Man"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
artist
Wundet
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
watercolor (overall material)
ink (overall material)
blue (overall color)
vermillion (overall color)
pink (overall color)
green (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
etching with watercolor (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 28.3 cm x 21.5 cm; 11 1/8 in x 8 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0013
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 967
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Public Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Religion
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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