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The Alchymist [print]

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050174
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicts an older bearded man, wearing dark-coloured robes and a hat, sitting in front of a stove and blowing air onto the embers.
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Accession Number
002050174
Author
Wm. Baillie
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Alchemy -- pictorial works
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicts an older bearded man, wearing dark-coloured robes and a hat, sitting in front of a stove and blowing air onto the embers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Ferguson.
Maker
Wm. Baillie
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "Teniers Pinx.t He's in Belief of Chymistry, so bold, The Alcymist, if his Dream last, he'll turn the Age to Gold. Wbaillie Sculp."; handwritten on the back : "presented by // John Ferguson Esq M.D // 1917".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 11b
Dimension Notes
Length 20.2 cm x Width 24.2 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper looks in good condition, slight darkening in thte lower right corner; the backing paper however has darkened noticeably, especially around the edges, there are losses at both lower corners and in the upper right corner, there are also small losses on each edge; the back is very soiled, there are darkened uniform adhesive lines showing through the backing card.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Prev. #AMP273; L203; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Etched from a painting by Teniers; date accepted by the Academy of Medicine: 1917.
Images
Less detail

The snake-oil syndrome: patent medicine advertising [Book]

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Dates
1994
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
REF QV 711 B564 1994
Description
166 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Accession Number
REF QV 711 B564 1994
Author
A. Walter Bingham
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Advertising as Topic -- history
Nonprescription drugs -- history
Drug industry -- history
Quackery -- history
Description
166 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Christopher Publishing House
Site Made (City)
Hanover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1994
Permanent Location
Bookshelves
Dimension Notes
Length 28.70 cm x Width 21.80 cm x Depth 2.00 cm
Condition Remarks
Torn dust sleeve
Copy Type
Original
Less detail