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Medicinal Plants [medicinal plants print]

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Dates
1930
1950
circa - 1930 - 1950
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
995003069 a-b
Description
Wood framed colour print (a) paper with printed illustrations of 13 plants with medicinal properties; (b) wood and glass frame with a wire attached to the sides and backed with coroplast.
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Accession Number
995003069 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal -- pictorial works
Description
Wood framed colour print (a) paper with printed illustrations of 13 plants with medicinal properties; (b) wood and glass frame with a wire attached to the sides and backed with coroplast.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - picture
b - frame
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa - 1930 - 1950
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: off-white
ink: black; green; yellow; blue
Inscriptions
Printed under plants: "MEDICINAL PLANTS - PARKE, DAVIS & CO, DETROIT MICHIGAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005 Floor
Length
a - 65.6
b - 73.7
Width
a - 63.1
b - 71.7
Depth
a - 0.1
b - 1.6
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Picture backed with acidic masonite; frame had improper wire at the back; frame shows minor wear -- especially at the corners
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis. Wikipedia
Research Facts
Parke-Davis and Company was founded in Detroit, Michigan by Dr. Samuel P. Duffield, a physician and pharmacist. In 1860 Dr. Duffield owned a small drugstore at the corner of Gratiot and Woodward Avenues. Dr. Duffield made a variety of pharmaceutical preparations, including Hoffman’s anodyne and mercurial ointment, but was overwhelmed by the operations of the business.
In 1871 the company sent expeditions to Central and South America and the West Indies in search of medicinal plants. The company produced an herbal laxative drug Cascara found from Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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