Title The Pain killer polka / composed by F. Archer.
Imprint London : Cuningham Boosey & Sprague, [1890?]
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Physical description 5 pages : illustrations (part color) ; 34 cm
In Medical songs 1
Summary Sheet music for a polka with full page advertisement for Perry Davis' (vegetable) Pain Killer, as manufactured by Perry Davis & Son, Providence, R.I. (from 1840) and distributed in the UK by John M. Richards, Great Russell Street Buildings, London. It includes a portrait of Perry Davis. Front cover shows three oval cartoons of a small bell boy in a dark suit and a middle aged man in a dressing gown, both in pain. The man pours medicine into a glass and then they are both well and dancing in the final frame. Illustrations signed with a WV or VW monograph.
Author, etc. Archer, Frederic, 1838-1901.
Perry Davis & Son.
John M. Richards (Firm)
Subject name Davis, Perry.
Topic-MESH Analgesics.
Nonprescription Drugs.
Pain -- prevention & control.
Genre/Technique Ephemera.
Sheet music covers.
Musical works.
System no. .b1654948x
Record no. EPH/+57/1