Japanese Pharmaceutical Ads of the Nineteenth Century
September 7, 2010 Leave a comment
Pinktentacle posted a collection of Japanese medical woodblock prints from the mid-nineteenth century that are awesome. Many of them seem to essentially be advertisements for different medical products. I particularly love the personification of disease. That cholera beast! Here are a few of my favorites.
Pills for syphilis and gonorrhea:
Chasing measles away:
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