|Title||The Noah's ark primer (S-V) |
|Publisher||G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company|
|Publisher Location||United States -- New York --Syracuse |
|Publication Date||1912 |
|Image Production Process||Planographic prints--lithographs|
|Notes||Illustrated with color printed lithographs.|
This book was used to advertise "Hanford's Balsam of Myrrh: an external remedy for the human system and domestic animals." This liniment was used for the treatment of open wounds and also injuries such as kicks, bruises, strains, lameness, etc. Each letter of the alphabet represents an animal or member of Noah's family. Includes illustrations and reminders for different uses of the liniment.
S is for Shem, Noah's son, who is depicted stroking a cat and holding the rudder of the ark to steer it. T is for tiger, U is for unicorn, and V is for vulture.
|Contextual Notes||The G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company was established in 1846 by George C. Hanford and sold diverse products that ranged from flavoring extracts and baking powder to Celery Cure and Balsam of Myrrh. The recipe for Balsam of Myrrh was given to Hanford's parents by a doctor who often stayed at their farm.|
G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company was renamed Hanford Pharmaceutical and is now a major antibiotics producer for several international pharmaceutical corporations.
Health and hygiene
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0335 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 18 x 13 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist A.46 |