Pills & Potions at the Cotter Medical History Trust

ISBN: 9781877578571

Author: Claire Le Couteur    Publisher: Otago University Press

In this fascinating and by turns alarming book, Claire Le Couteur has researched the background to some of the popular medical remedies on sale in New Zealand in the 19th and early 20th centuries, based on items found in the collection of The Cotter Medical History Trust.
The Cotter Trust was established in Christchurch by retired surgeon Pat Cotter, with the aim 'to collect, preserve and display artefacts of a medical nature'.
It now holds the largest collection in the country of biographical notes of doctors, dentists, technical, managerial, administrative and nursing staff who have worked in Canterbury. This is augmented by a museum of historical medical implements and equipment, medicines and pharmacy equipment, photographs, documents, memorabilia and books...

Bind: paperback

Pages: 101

Dimensions: 202 x 202 x 7 mm

Publication Date: 17-02-2014

Availability Date: 17-02-2014

Tags: Health & Wellbeing   History   New Zealand

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