Insects and pests ephemera. Box 1.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes: 'Buggs' (John Williams : London, 1739), 'Bugs' (Simon Prusia : London, 1744), 'Buggs' (Benjamin Tiffin : London, 18th century), Keating's persian Insect Destroying Powder (Thomas Keating, St. Paul's Church Yard, London : 1859?), a poster stamp advertising Wanzenpulver Mogil (Chemische Fabrik Labor, PosenW., ca.1910), Black Flag Liquid Insecticide, Danysz Virus rat poison (Danysz Virus Ltd., 52 Leadenhall Street, London. Sold by Spiers & Pond's Stores, Water Lane, London), a set of 6 colour Liebig cards issued in 1937, titled: Harmful pests of the Congo, showing mosquitoes, fleas, tsetse flies etc. and explaining about the diseases they carry (malaria, trypanosomiasis etc.). Also items about general pest control, fleas, flies, head lice and wasps, Bob Martin's Home Flea Fogger Plus (2010), Cooper's household aerosol fly spray (1955), Black Flag liquid insecticide, Skeet-O-Stik midge and mosquito repellent (Dalmas Limited), Rentokil Limited (New Zealand, 1974), Full Marks solution spray for head lice (NUMARK).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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