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A professor teaching pharmacy to students in mid-16th century Paris; representing a calendar advertising products of the Pharmacie Centrale de France. Colour lithograph, after 1889.

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[after 1889]
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530375i
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[Paris?] : [Pharmacie Centrale de France], [after 1889] (Paris : Lith. J. Minot, Editeur)

Physical description

1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 28 x 37.7 cm

Lettering

Pharmacie Centrale de France et Maison Droguerie Menier

Lettering note

The board to which the professor is pointing is inscribed: Pharmacie Centrale de France et Maison Droguerie Menier. Société en commandité au capitale de dix millions de f.rcs Siège social, &, Rue de Jouy, Paris. Charles Buchet & Cie. succ.rs de Menier, Dorvault & C.ie Em. Genevoix & C.ie. PCDF. Entrée des bureaux & Magasins 21, Rue des Nonnains d'Hyères. Usine à St. Denis. Succursales: Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nantes, Lille, Rouen & Londres
Various parts of the amphitheatre bear advertising inscriptions. On the frieze and wall on the lecturer's right: "Produits anésthésiques Chloroforme Ether Bromure d'ethyle." Right, behind the display board, "Exposition Universelle de Paris 1889 Grand prix". Left, on end wall of tiers in the amphitheatre, depictions of product-containers Glycérophosphate de Chaux (a tonic for the nervous system), Neufaline (a cleaning fluid), and Kola Granulé (kola acuminata, used as a pickmeup) with inscription below "La Pharmacie Centrale de France ne vend pas au public, ses produits se trouvent dans toutes les pharmacies". Lower right, forming back wall of tiers, "Sulfate de Quinine", "Chlorhydrate de Quinine", and Bromhydrate de Quinine", with depictions of products: tea, a cordial, and "chocolat de santé". The students hold papers inscribed with the names of the pharmaceutical products shown

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Wellcome Library no. 530375i

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