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Oversize ephemera. EPH+15.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Subject coverage includes: advertisements for medicines etc. on sale at W.R. Hedges and Son Ltd.of Birmingham (for chilblains, asthma, influenza, cough), Parrish's Chemical Food, Liebig's Beef and Malt Wine, Orange Quinine Wine, elastic stockings, enemas, brushes, combs, eczema ointment, Icene for the skin, Hedges' Neuralgia Specific, hot water bottles, infant feeding bottles, delivery service for prescriptions by tricycle, Beecham's Pills, (R.S. Fairey, West Auckland), Duogastrone for ulcer (Berk Pharmaceuticals Limited, 1975), liquid medicine measure changes (July 1982), NHS prescriptions (1989), antibiotic use, George Boor's City Drug Warehouse list (incl. laudanum, paregoric, quinine), Pelliot & Hofman's list (incl. codeine, cocaine, opium, mercury : Paris 1894, 1895), Benadryl, Dioralyte for diarrhoea (Armour Pharmaceutical Company Limited, 1981?), Franolyn Expect. for chesty cough (WinPharm 1981), Anadolu Laboratuari (Istanbul 1948), Super Anahist for colds (Anahist Co. Inc. 1956), Bendralán (synthetic penicillin), Bristaciclina, Antibioticos S.A. 1960, 1961), Ismelin for hypertension (Ciba Laboratories Limited) featuring samurai prints, Bailey's Goutine (for gout, 1900), Rynacrom for hayfever (Fisons Limited), Norlestrin oral contraceptives (Parke, Davis & Co. 1970, 1971), Lasonil analgesic cream (FBA Pharmaceuticals), Betnovate for contact dermatitis (Glaxo Laboratories 1969, 1970).

Physical description

1 folder ; 60 cm.


  • English

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