medium card: ivory; black; yellow; brown; maroon; orange; grey; white
Front reads: "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // October // 9th // 1972 // Ardsley, New York 10502 // First Day of Issue"; on back is a transcription of Dr. Still's notes on the inside which describe his philosophy of osteopathy
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 20.2 cm.
Bends in all corners except top left; back shows discoloured spots from cellophane tape
Osteopathy: "a form of medical treatment purporting to cure ... diseases primarily by manipulation of the joints of the body ... based on the assumption that disease is primarily due to skeletal deformation and its effects on nerves, blood vessels etc."; Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) was a U.S. physician who founded the first American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo. in 1892