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1947 Photogravure Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Fredericksburg Virginia Drug XGXB2

1947 Photogravure Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Fredericksburg Virginia Drug XGXB2

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This is an original 1947 black and white photogravure of the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, the oldest drug store in America, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Specializing in the state-of-the-art treatments of his day, including leeches, lancets and herbs, Dr. Hugh Mercer served the citizens of Fredericksburg in the eighteenth century. Dr. Mercer joined the Revolutionary army after practicing medicine for fifteen years; he was killed-in-action at the Battle of Princeton with the rank of Brigadier General.

CONDITION

This 64+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches; 14 x 19 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Colonial America, American Architecture, American History, Revolutionary America

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