Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

An advertising card labeled "Penn's Treaty" featuring a group of seven white men dressed in breeches, long coats, and hats promoting Ayer's Cherry Pectoral using two signs to a group of eight Indigenous people dressed in robes and headdresses; two Indigenous people are seated, and one holds a pipe in their right hand.

Title: Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral

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Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Drug advertising ephemera. Box 13.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

 

Art Hx