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Trade Sign

Trade Sign
Title
Trade Sign
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Wood, metal, glass
Dimensions 
30 1/2 x 27 x 1 1/2 in.
Description 
A bright yellow paper sign with a small hand-finished glass bottle mounted to the lower right corner in a black wood frame. It reads in black, in part, "Translated From The German/ The Matchless Sanitive/ Invented by the Immortal Louis Offon Goelicke, M.D./ of Germany, Europe/ is astonishing the World with its mighty victories over many Fearful Diseases which have been pronounced/ INCURABLE by physicians of every age...". Formerly F-1.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2188
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group