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La Pharmacie Rustique

La Pharmacie Rustique

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An engraving of the inteior of the apothecary of Michael Schuppath. A physician in the Swiss Alps regioin, Schuppath was known to diagnose illnesses by examining the urine of his patients. This image was drawn at the scene by Gottfried Locher and printed by Barthelemi Hubner in 1775.
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overall: 28 cm x 28 cm; 11 in x 11 in
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SAP 950
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Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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European Apothecary
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National Museum of American History
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