Burroughs, Wellcome & Co., booth at the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition

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Burroughs, Wellcome & Co., booth at the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition

Description

The Burroughs, Wellcome & Co., booth at the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition appropriated unnamed Native Americans dressed in traditional clothing to advertise its medicinal natural plant extracts, which, the company said, had long been used by indigenous people. Image originally from the Wellcome Collection.

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eng

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Citation

“Burroughs, Wellcome & Co., booth at the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed August 9, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/51.