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Theodore Schumann
c1885 Rx MANUSCRIPT APOTHECARY PHOTOGRAPHY SCHUMANN'S PHARMACY ATLANTA GEORGIA
Atlanta, Georgia: Schumann's Pharmacy, 1885. SCHUMANN'S PHARMACY; ATLANTA, GEORGIA; ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT APOTHECARY Rx [RECIPE] BOOK. Late 19th century leather notebook, octavo, with sticker to upper board: "Schumann's Pharmacy/ Atlanta, Ga."; ruled, numbered pages; few pages excised, couple pages disbound, laid-in; hinges starting, fragile; formulas mainly in Latin, a few in English, inked in neat, contemporary hand; 125 leaves, index; additions, corrections tipped-in to corresponding page; exhibiting use, agewear: chemical splash, drops to most leaves, otherwise a well-preserved survivor. Circa 1885. Entries include recipes for: Acid for Batteries, Bateman's Drops, Camphor Ice, Chocolate, Copygraph, various extracts and elixirs, linaments, liquors, oils, Southern Liver Regulator, Silver Polish, Syrups for flavoring soda-fountain beverages, Tinctures, Whooping Cough Remedy, Our Female Renovator. Theodore Schumann [1823-1894], a German immigrant who arrived in Atalanta from New York, was a druggist with his own pharmacy who, by 1882, was also selling photo stock. By 1884 it was called Schumann's Pharmacy, Photo Stock Depot and Chemical Laboratory, and by 1885 it was located at 63 Whitehall and at 92 Peachtree St. At the end of 1890 Schumann closed his drug business and concentrated exclusively on photo supplies. He employed his son and his son-in-law in the business and the company continually advertised, both locally and nationally, until Schumann's death.[Manufacturing & Mercantile Resources, 1883: Atlanta, Georgia, p. 295]. "Dr. Theodore F. Schumann, of Atlanta, Ga., one … [Click Below for Full Description]
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