European and American Pharmacy Meet Poster

U.S.A., 1955
18 x 21 in (46 x 53 cm)
ID #FF31-Z-PK1

"(1867) When the Second International Congress of Pharmacy met in Paris, William Procter, Jr., presented a forceful declaration of the free, democratic, American way of pharmacy, quite different from Old-World ways."

Original vintage poster of a meeting between the greatest American and European pharmacists. When worlds collide!

Born in Grand Rapids, Missouri in 1915, Robert Thom is a notable American illustrator. Thom is best-known for his historical scenes, as exemplified in this series of works, A History of Pharmacy in Pictures. This series was commissioned by Parke-Davis Company, a subsidiary of Pfizer, and was printed serially throughout the 50s. The 40 pieces were created in partnership with the Institute for the History of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin. Thom started his career as a commercial illustrator for Detroit Edison and General Motors in 1939. After six years, Thom left these companies behind and shifted to being an independent artist. Thom began taking commissions for paintings and attracted big-name clientele. An important contributor to American illustration, Thom’s realistic work can be seen at the Baseball Hall of Fame and the White House.

Artist: Robert A. Thom

Printer: Parke, Davis & Company

Year: 1955

Condition: Excellent

50-100 classroom doctors horizontal poster medical medicine original poster pharmacists pharmacy size-18x21 vintage poster

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