Media Information

Collection name:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
To bring relief with scapel and stethoscope--19th century orthodox medicine : without knife or pain--19th century alternative medicine in Tompkins County.
Publication Information:
Ithaca, N.Y. : Hinckley Museum : 1984.
Publication Country:
United States
Copyright Statement:
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Physical Description:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : col. ; 56 x 43 cm.
Image Description:
Tan poster with brown lettering announcing exhibits, July - Oct. 1984. Dominant image on poster is a montage of old advertisements for patent medicines and medical devices. Most ads are line drawings but there is one early photograph reproduced on poster. All textual information at bottom of poster. Border of poster features a leaf motif. Verso of poster describes the historical context for the exhibits.
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Funding Agency:
New York State Council on the Arts
Call Number:
PP045364 map
Record UI:
Contributor (Organization):
Hinckley Museum.
Contributor (Organization):
DeWitt Historical Society of Tomkins County.
Subject (Genre):
Subject (MeSH Term):
Equipment and Supplies history
Subject (MeSH Term):
History of Medicine
Subject (MeSH Term):
Nonprescription Drugs history
Subject (MeSH Term):
History, 19th Century
Subject (MeSH Term):
Exhibits as Topic
Subject (Geographic Name):
New York

To bring relief with scapel and stethoscope--19th century orthodox medicine : without knif…