Fine Art Print – BirdsEye View of San Francisco – Patent Medicine Vintage Advertisement, 1880 – With Optional Teak Hanger Frame – 24 x 36 inches With Teak Magnetic Hanger Frame

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A promotional map for the patent medicine “Peruvian Bitters.” This remedy dates to the story of the beautiful young wife of Count Cinchon, the representative in Peru of Philip IV of Spain. When the Countess was near death in 1630, the “monks of the Mission . .. advised the use of Peruvian bark, or, as it was then called in the language of the country, Quinquinia.” She immediately “rallied from the deadly languor which had so long possessed her, her appetite and her strength were restored,” and she recovered completely. When the Count and Countess returned to Spain, they introduced the remedy to in Europe, and “a celebrated scientist designated it Cinchona, in honor of the lady who had brought it to the knowledge of the civilized world.” In this map, a pigeon flies over a bird’s-eye view of San Francisco, carrying in its beak an image of two monks on a rainy city street, presumably in Lima. A woman in Peruvian costume and carrying an umbrella kisses the hand of one monk, while the other monk bears a large bag which clearly contains the ingredients for the bitters, the name of which is carved above a doorway behind him.
PERFECT WALL DECOR: Our optional Real Teak Wood Magnetic Hanger Frame displays your art in style, or your print fits into a standard frame size to make it unique to you and your home, without having to pay the price for a custom frame. Sure to match any home decor.
HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS: Ensuring that you can enjoy your map for years to come,  we use only the best available methods and materials including museum-grade, acid-free, matte finish paper, as well as archival inks rated to last a lifetime. We hand package your map rolled in a rigid mailing tube to ensure that it will be safe and protected during shipment.
PRINTED ONLY WHEN YOU ORDER: To ensure that your print is of the best quality, we print one-at-a-time, on demand. We use the finest class of large-format, commercial photographic printers, archival paper and inks to ensure that you receive a high quality, made-to-last print. Nothing is printed until you place your order, ensuring you the same quality as a custom print without the price.
FINE REPRODUCTION: We digitally clean and restore all our products to remove distracting flaws while carefully maintaining its historical character and nature.
THE PERFECT GIFT: This print is perfect for the hard to buy member of your family who appreciates history, geography, cartography or fine art.

Price: $48.99
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