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Cholera Præservativmann (Cholera Prevention Man)

Cholera Præservativmann (Cholera Prevention Man)

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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"
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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)
overall: 28.3 cm x 21.5 cm; 11 1/8 in x 8 7/16 in
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accession number
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SAP 967
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Public Health
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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