Events at Towson University

Lecture | Selling the Cure: Patent Medicine

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 6:30pm

Art Lecture Hall, CA 2032 Center for the Arts, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA

Presented by Professor Norm Baker, Johns Hopkins University shares trade card images exploring several major themes used in the advertising of patent medicines. These advertising themes are of historical importance because they document and illuminate one of the most critical time periods in the history of western medicine.

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Event Type

Arts & Culture, A&C-Free Events, A&C-Lectures&Debates

Departments

Academic Affairs, Art (Department of), Fine Arts & Communication (College of)

Target Audience

General Public

Cost

Free

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