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Pictorial Americana

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


MEDICINE

General | Patent Medicine

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General

The country doctor

The country doctor. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Mar. 6, 1869, after A. R. Waud.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2180

Vaccinating the baby

Vaccinating the baby. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Feb. 19, 1870, after Sol Eytinge.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2181

First ovariotomy

First ovariotomy. Lithograph by William Lees & Co., 1878.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-552

A disciple of Aesculap

A disciple of Aesculap. Street types of Chicago. Photograph by Krausz, 1891.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5435

Patent Medicines

Old Sachem bitters wigwam tonic

Old Sachem bitters wigwam tonic. Lithograph by Sarony, Major & Knapp, 1859.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4636

Dalley's magical pain extractor

Dalley's magical pain extractor. (Representation of Molly Pitcher at the battle of Monmouth). Lithograph by Hatch & Co., 1860.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4632

Gilbert & Parsons hygienic whiskey for medical use

Gilbert & Parsons hygienic whiskey for medical use. Lithograph by Robertson, Seibert & Shearman, 1860.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-4163 (color film copy transparency); LC-USZ62-4622

Dr. C. V. Girard's ginger brandy

Dr. C. V. Girard's ginger brandy. (Two hunters administering ginger brandy to an ill comrade). Lithograph by Robertson, Seibert & Shearman, 1861.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-31 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-669

Health for the soldier! Holloway's pills and ointment

Health for the soldier! Holloway's pills and ointment. (Aid given to a wounded soldier). Lithograph by George Schlegel, 1863.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-724

T. M. Sharps positive cure for dyspepsia

T. M. Sharps positive cure for dyspepsia. Lithograph by P. S. Duval & Son, 1864.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4631

Wolcott's instant pain annihilator

Wolcott's instant pain annihilator. Lithograph, 1867.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-44 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-4635

 

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