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Drug advertising ephemera. Box 2.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Sprayse containing items of Allen & Hanburys Ltd.'s ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes items from a series using old prints of London streets, birds, butterflies, a blotter featuring vitamin D in Allenbury's foods with an ultraviolet health lamp (against rickets) and Allenburys Dextrin-Maltose (diarrhoea, milk allergy), Beconase (nasal spray: hay fever, 1978-80), Becotide (inhaler : asthma, 1980), Capriton (cold and influenza, 1966-9), Choledyl (bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, 1958, 1968-72), Dequadin lozenges and paint (antibiotic : oral thrush, Vincent's angina), Ethnine (coughs, 1954 "less constipating than morphine or codeine"), Piriex (coughs), Fentazin (tranquilizer : for anxiety, 1968-79), Ferrodic (iron tablets: anaemia, 1953, 1966), Calcydic (rickets, vitamin D deficiency, pregnancy, urticaria, 1953).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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