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A pharmaceutical chemist demonstrating the effect of Pectoral San Andres on the lungs. Colour lithograph.

Zoilo Ruiz A & Ca (Barranquilla y Cúcuta, Colombia)
Date
[1925?]

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Description

Advertisement for a proprietary remedy for respiratory diseases. Left, a blackboard with a drawn pair of lungs and trachea and the words Pectoral San Andres. Right, a man in a white laboratory coat and cap holds a bottle of "Jarabe Pectoral de San Andres" which he pours down a detached throat, with lungs attached, which he holds in his other hand. Boxes of the same remedy on the table are inscribed "Pectoral San Andres cura los catarros tenaces. Cura la tos más empernida", and "A base de guayacol y de hipofosfitos compuestos. Exelente medicina para curar la tos más empernida, los catarros tenaces la ronquera, la tuberculosis pulmonar, escrofulas, linfatismo, raquitismo etc." On the table in the foreground, a microcope and test tubes The diseases for which this remedy is recommended in the Spanish text are cough, catarrh, hoarseness, pulmonary tuberculosis, scrofula, lymphatic diseases, and rickets

Lettering

Pectoral San Andres rejuvenece los pulmones, cura toses, gripas y catarros. Zoilo Ruiz A. & Co., Barranquilla.

Publication/Creation

Barranquilla [Colombia] ; Cúcuta [Colombia] : Zoilo Ruiz A. & Ca, [1925?] (Aarau, Suiza [Switzerland] : A. Trúb y Cia)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 100 x 69.5 cm

Publications note

M. Robert-Sterkendries, La santé s'affiche, Bruxelles: Therabel, 2003, no. 76, p. 48

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45269i

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Language

  • Spanish


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