Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator

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Title

Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator

Subject

Advertisement for a pain relief medicine.

Description

Depicts two images, the first in which a man has numerous demons causing him pain, such as the Demon of Headache and Demons of Toothache. The second shows the same man smiling and holding the medicine and the demons are hurt in a cloud on the side. It is said that the exact ingredients of Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator are unknown, but opium and ethyl alcohol were part of the mix.

Source

https://www.opioids.com/pain-demons.html

Date

1863

Contributor

Paola Montemayor

Rights

Popular Graphic Arts Collection at the US Library of Congress

Format

image

Language

English

Type

advertisement

Coverage

1800s medicine and advertisement.

Files

Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator.gif

Citation

“Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator,” Enlightenmens, accessed October 6, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/557.

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