Drug advertising ephemera. Box 16.
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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes: intramuscular Imferon, Benger's Food, Dr. Bengue's Balsam pain relief cream (rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica, sore throat, chilblains, gout, torticollis, colds), Diadermine beauty cream, Mictasol (pelvic decongestive for retention of urine, cystitis, urethritis, haemorrhoids), report on deaths under anaesthesia promoting ethyl chloride, Diane (acne in women), Bencard allergy testing, mixed inhalants solution, Linctus Anti-Asthmatic, Pulvis Acidus Tablets (asthma, hay fever), Amoxil (antibiotic for chest infections), Benazma (asthma), Ferraplex B (iron deficiency), item showing an early blood transfusion and the wall flower from Elizabeth Blackwell's 'A curious herbal' (1737), Paynocil (aspirin with glycine for rheumatoid arthritis).