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Wellcome Medical Folklore Calendar

Date
1971
Reference
WF/M/PB/31/10
Part of
Wellcome Foundation Ltd
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Burroughs Wellcome & Co. desk/hanging calendar illlustrated with tales of folklore. Includes advertisements for Wellcome products.

The folklore tales in this calendar have all been taken from Folk-lore of the American Indians (author not given).

They include folklore on topics such as: exorcism, herb gathering, medicine bundles and dance rituals (for instance, on the 'Ponca Buffalo Dance' which was performed for the healing of wounds).

Publication/Creation

1971

Physical description

1 item

Copyright note

Copyright assigned to the Wellcome Trust

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