Printer's Block

Object Number: 
2002.1.567
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
6 x 7 1/4 x 7/8 in.
Description: 
This rare printer's block is totally hand carved of wood. It shows two men standing by a large scales sorting plant material below a banner that reads, in reverse, "Dr. Carter's Compound". On the sides, the word "Balsam" and a partial word "[Pul]monary". Below are the words "Vegetable" and "Carter's Balsam", all in reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group