Home Book on Sanitation with high resolution images - Book with useful information on the sanitary care of the household. Shows how to guard against disease germs and insect pests; included “first aid” for cuts, sores and burns, and gives many practical suggestions on related subjects. Also reviews briefly the sanitary care of domestic animals, poultry, etc. - 4th Edition.
In the center of a large room, a surgeon in a red cap and apron kneels to apply a leech to the foot of his bearded patient. Scenes of bloodletting and leechcraft are common in such images of doctors' surgeries. The patient's wife looks on with concern. Earthenware jars holding medicines and oils are arranged on the floor, along with small tools for cutting, and copper basins. At right, the surgeon's young apprentice works over a small three-legged pot. A portable furnace sits at right.
Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company featuring an image of a young girl on a seesaw. The accompanying text details various applications of Dow products, including vitamins, fumigation, waste disposal, and food packaging, to help promote and preserve good health.
Presents an overview of popular chemistry and its influence on modern industry. Focuses on the industrial application of chemical principles, excluding the application of chemical research in areas such as medicine and academia. Intended to provide insight into the chemical sciences for the common layperson. Includes highly-detailed engraved illustrations throughout and a catalog of works published by S.W. Partridge and Co. at the book's end. This volume is part of the World's Wonders series created by publishers S.W. Partridge and Co. The work is digitized in its entirety.