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Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870–1966), No-To-Bac, 1890–1900. Colored relief print. Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art; The William H. Helfand Collection.
Quack, Quack, Quack
The Sellers of Nostrums in Prints,
Posters, Ephemera & Books
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
March 19 –June 26, 2005
For information call 215.684.7860 or visit www.philamuseum.org
Catalogue is available by calling 800.329.4856; 252 pp, color & b/w

The colorful history of the purveyors of patent and quack medicines over the past four centuries is brought to life in this exhibition with works by Jacques Callot, William Hogarth, Honore Daumier, Maxwell Parrish, Jules Cheret, and others. A book by exhibition organizer William Helfand accompanies the exhibition.

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