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"Unlocking Ancient Wisdom: The Potawatomi Medicine Stick and its Prescription for Healing" In the heartlands of Michigan

Background imagePrescription Collection: POTAWATOMI MEDICINE STICK. Stick containing many recipes for medicinal cures

POTAWATOMI MEDICINE STICK. Stick containing many recipes for medicinal cures, used by the Potawatomi tribe in Michigan

Background imagePrescription Collection: Cartoon depicting Mr Punch wincing at having to consume the number of lemons prescribed per diem

Cartoon depicting Mr Punch wincing at having to consume the number of lemons prescribed per diem by Wilhelm Schmoele
5308571 Cartoon depicting Mr Punch wincing at having to consume the number of lemons prescribed per diem by Wilhelm Schmoele, a protagonist of macrobiotic diet

Background imagePrescription Collection: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century

Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century
5309348 Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A milkmaid milking a goat

A milkmaid milking a goat
3732489 A milkmaid milking a goat; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a milkmaid milking a goat. Goat's milk was often prescribed for consumptive patients)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A goat

A goat
3732488 A goat; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a goat. Goat's milk was often prescribed for consumptive patients. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imagePrescription Collection: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century

Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century
5309354 Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A goat

A goat
3732487 A goat; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a goat. Goat's milk was often prescribed for consumptive patients. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imagePrescription Collection: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century

Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century
5309356 Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription, 19th century; (add.info.: Engraving depicting a country doctor making up a prescription)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A cartoon depicting a pharmacist making up a prescription, 19th century

A cartoon depicting a pharmacist making up a prescription, 19th century
5310985 A cartoon depicting a pharmacist making up a prescription, 19th century; (add.info.: Date: 1874); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imagePrescription Collection: Original Artwork - Novelty Greetings card design - Medicine

Original Artwork - Novelty Greetings card design - Medicine
Original Artwork - Novelty Greetings card design with bottle of Tonic and Prescription tag. Date: circa 1937

Background imagePrescription Collection: 'Now I won t ask you how much for the lot, but how little'

"Now I won t ask you how much for the lot, but how little"
3037794 " Now I won t ask you how much for the lot, but how little", illustration from Dr Marigolds Prescription, 1910 (colour litho) by Brock

Background imagePrescription Collection: Cuneiform tablet with medical prescriptions, Ninveh (clay)

Cuneiform tablet with medical prescriptions, Ninveh (clay)
1220356 Cuneiform tablet with medical prescriptions, Ninveh (clay) by Mesopotamian; Photo eZev Radovan; out of copyright

Background imagePrescription Collection: The Doctor, an allegorical costume design, after an image engraved by one of

The Doctor, an allegorical costume design, after an image engraved by one of
CHT176055 The Doctor, an allegorical costume design, after an image engraved by one of the Larmessin family, c.1640-84 (coloured engraving) by French School

Background imagePrescription Collection: 'How are your inclinations as to sixpence', illustration from

"How are your inclinations as to sixpence", illustration from
3037793 " How are your inclinations as to sixpence", illustration from Dr Marigolds Prescription, 1910 (colour litho) by Brock

Background imagePrescription Collection: Jerry beat to a stand still Dr Please ems prescription, Tom and Logics condolence

Jerry beat to a stand still Dr Please ems prescription, Tom and Logics condolence
2803037 Jerry beat to a stand still Dr Please ems prescription, Tom and Logics condolence, and the Slaveys on the alert (colour litho) by Cruikshank

Background imagePrescription Collection: Il Modo d Adoperare il Balador Secreto dei Giudei, by Jacopo Coppa of Modena

Il Modo d Adoperare il Balador Secreto dei Giudei, by Jacopo Coppa of Modena
1562682 Il Modo d Adoperare il Balador Secreto dei Giudei, by Jacopo Coppa of Modena, Florence, 1st October, 1573 (woodcut & print) by Italian School

Background imagePrescription Collection: Doubtful Hope, 1875 (oil)

Doubtful Hope, 1875 (oil)
FC15312 Doubtful Hope, 1875 (oil) by Holl, Frank (1845-88); FORBES Magazine Collection, New York, USA; eForbes Magazine Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imagePrescription Collection: 'Doctor Marigolds last prescription to be taken for life'

"Doctor Marigolds last prescription to be taken for life"
3037796 " Doctor Marigolds last prescription to be taken for life", illustration from Dr Marigolds Prescription, 1910 (colour litho) by Brock

Background imagePrescription Collection: Aunt Janes Doctors (engraving)

Aunt Janes Doctors (engraving)
1064314 Aunt Janes Doctors (engraving) by Ralston, William (1848-1911) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Aunt Janes Doctors)

Background imagePrescription Collection: Prescription, a Prize Winner at the Spring Show of Thoroughbred Horses

Prescription, a Prize Winner at the Spring Show of Thoroughbred Horses, Newcastle-on-Tyne (engraving)
1594694 Prescription, a Prize Winner at the Spring Show of Thoroughbred Horses, Newcastle-on-Tyne (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prescription)

Background imagePrescription Collection: Diet (litho)

Diet (litho)
779982 Diet (litho) by Leech, John (1817-64); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imagePrescription Collection: Page from The British Working Man or One Who Does Not Believe In Him (engraving)

Page from The British Working Man or One Who Does Not Believe In Him (engraving)
3632403 Page from The British Working Man or One Who Does Not Believe In Him (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A Rotifer Hunt (engraving)

A Rotifer Hunt (engraving)
1038444 A Rotifer Hunt (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Rotifer Hunt. Illustration for The Graphic)

Background imagePrescription Collection: 'Doctor Marigold, who is the strange young man that hangs about your carts

"Doctor Marigold, who is the strange young man that hangs about your carts
3037795 " Doctor Marigold, who is the strange young man that hangs about your carts?", illustration from Dr Marigolds Prescription, 1910 (colour litho) by Brock

Background imagePrescription Collection: Bottle of Prescription Pills, 1967 (screen print)

Bottle of Prescription Pills, 1967 (screen print)
3036131 Bottle of Prescription Pills, 1967 (screen print) by American School, (20th century); (add.info.: Vintage illustration of a bottle of prescription pills; screen print)

Background imagePrescription Collection: A Going! A Going!!!, June 10, 1809. June 10, 1809. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

A Going! A Going!!!, June 10, 1809. June 10, 1809. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
A Going! A Going!!!, June 10, 1809

Background imagePrescription Collection: A Going! A Going!!!, [1809], reissued 1813. [1809], reissued 1813

A Going! A Going!!!, [1809], reissued 1813. [1809], reissued 1813
A Going! A Going!!!, [1809], reissued 1813

Background imagePrescription Collection: ai, artificial intelligence, capsule, color image, concept, cure, cyborg, digital composite

ai, artificial intelligence, capsule, color image, concept, cure, cyborg, digital composite
Cyborg inside pharmaceutical pill

Background imagePrescription Collection: ai, artificial intelligence, black, capsule, color image, concept, cure, cyborg, digital composite

ai, artificial intelligence, black, capsule, color image, concept, cure, cyborg, digital composite
Cyborgs inside pharmaceutical pill

Background imagePrescription Collection: Physician, satirical artwork

Physician, satirical artwork
Physician. Historical satirical artwork of a physician. French text labels are on remedies emerging from the physicians mouth, and treatments on the table at lower left

Background imagePrescription Collection: HUSG2A-00014

HUSG2A-00014
Chinese-American pharmacist weighing medicines in a Chinatown drugstore, San Francisco, 1890s Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePrescription Collection: La Pharmacie Rustique, c1775. Artist: Barthelemi Hubner

La Pharmacie Rustique, c1775. Artist: Barthelemi Hubner
La Pharmacie Rustique, c1775. After a painting done in 1774 by G Locher, the composition shows a visit to a country chemist

Background imagePrescription Collection: An Extra Liberal Dose, 1885

An Extra Liberal Dose, 1885. The Conservative, Arthur Balfour, offers a pauper a tonic that he has prepared. In the background

Background imagePrescription Collection: The Dispensary at the London Hospital, Whitechapel

The Dispensary at the London Hospital, Whitechapel
Patients with a variety of ailments being administered medicine at the Dispensary at the London Hospital in Whitechapel, East London in 1888. Date: 1888

Background imagePrescription Collection: Cow & Gate Snap - I prescribe

Cow & Gate Snap - I prescribe - circa 1930s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Christmas card in the shape of medicines

Christmas card in the shape of medicines -- Seidlitz Powders and Liver Pills (back). (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Greetings card in the shape of medicines

Greetings card in the shape of medicines
Greetings card in the shape of a bottle of medicine (labelled black draught) and a box of little blue pills. circa 1890s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Miss Pill

Cow & Gate Happy Family Game - Miss Pill the Chemists daughter. 1928

Background imagePrescription Collection: Doctors Advice

Doctors Advice
A doctor gives a female patient a ticking off. Date: 1960s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Doctors Prescription

Doctors Prescription
A doctor writes out a prescription for a female patient. 1960s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Four cats with toothache on a New Year card

Four cats with toothache on a New Year card, quoting from Charles Dickens characters (Sairey Gamp, Mrs Harris, Betsy Prig and Tiny Tim) -- Its best to grin and bear it! Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePrescription Collection: Pile of blue and yellow medication capsules

Pile of blue and yellow medication capsules

Background imagePrescription Collection: Red and yellow medication capsules

Red and yellow medication capsules on colored background

Background imagePrescription Collection: Blue and yellow medication capsules

Blue and yellow medication capsules on colored background

Background imagePrescription Collection: Liver oil capsule

Liver oil capsule

Background imagePrescription Collection: A female pharmacist examining a vial in a pharmacy

A female pharmacist examining a vial in a pharmacy

Background imagePrescription Collection: Visiting the Doctor

Visiting the Doctor
BAL53615 Visiting the Doctor by Tilborgh, Gillis van (1625-78); Museum of Fine Arts (Szepmuveszeti) Budapest, Hungary; Flemish, out of copyright

Background imagePrescription Collection: Interior of a Pharmacy (oil on canvas)

Interior of a Pharmacy (oil on canvas)
XIR173031 Interior of a Pharmacy (oil on canvas) by Italian School, (18th century); Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Bologna, Italy; Italian, out of copyright



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"Unlocking Ancient Wisdom: The Potawatomi Medicine Stick and its Prescription for Healing" In the heartlands of Michigan, the Potawatomi tribe possessed a powerful tool for healing - the Medicine Stick. This sacred artifact was adorned with countless recipes, each holding the key to medicinal cures passed down through generations. With every stroke of this ancient black stick, ailments were soothed and lives restored. Fast forward to today's digital age, where AI and cyborgs dominate our concept of medicine. Yet amidst this technological revolution, we find solace in embracing our roots and rediscovering the power of traditional remedies. A captivating color image captures this juxtaposition - a digital composite blending past and present. A glimpse into history reveals another form - a Cuneiform tablet from Ninveh etched with medical wisdom. These clay inscriptions offer us a window into an era long gone but not forgotten; they remind us that even then, humans sought ways to cure their ailments. Artistic expressions also shed light on prescriptions' significance throughout time. An allegorical costume design portrays "The Doctor, " symbolizing hope in times of illness. Meanwhile, an enchanting greeting card design invites us to ponder life's mysteries through original artwork inspired by medicinal concepts. But they are not confined within art or ancient texts alone; they permeate everyday life as well. In one illustration from yesteryears, we witness negotiations over costs – "Now I won't ask you how much for the lot but how little. " Such exchanges highlight society's perpetual quest for affordable healthcare solutions. Prescriptions have witnessed moments both joyous and sorrowful too. From Jerry beating Dr Please ems prescription to Tom offering condolences alongside Logics condolence while Slaveys remain vigilant – these colorful lithographs depict tales where prescriptions played vital roles in shaping destinies. Yet amidst all these historical accounts lies controversy as well.