Richard Harris Collection: Antikamnia Calendar – by Louis Crusius

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Antikamnia Calender – by Louis Crusius [American, d: 1898]

Antikamnia Calender [1899-1901] / color and black and white lithography

Louis Crusius was a pharmacist and surgeon as well as an artist. He created these humorous drawings for promotional calendars distributed by Antikamnia, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Among the medicines Antikamnia manufactured were painkillers that contained opium and cocaine.

Antikamnia Calender - by Louis Crusius

Antikamnia Calender – by Louis Crusius

 

Antikamnia Calendar Display Stand

Antikamnia Calender - by Louis Crusius

Antikamnia Calender – by Louis Crusius

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No Substitution [Jan/ Feb: The Antikamnia Calender, 1900]

No Substitution [Jan/ Feb: The Antikamnia Calender, 1900]

Extra! All About The .. [Jan/Feb: The Antikamnia Calender 1899]

Extra! All About The .. [Jan/Feb: The Antikamnia Calender 1899]

 

An Old Negro: Melody [April/ May/ June: The Antilamnia Calender 1901]

An Old Negro: Melody [April/ May/ June: The Antilamnia Calender 1901]

It Looks Easy “Barnacle” [Sep/ Oct: The Antikamnia Calender, 1900

It Looks Easy “Barnacle” [Sep/ Oct: The Antikamnia Calender, 1900

 

A Rough Rider [Nov/ Dec: Antikamnia Calender, 1899

A Rough Rider [Nov/ Dec: Antikamnia Calender, 1899]

 

 

The Things That Keep Him Busy [July/ Aug / Sep: The Antikamnia Calender, 1901]

The Things That Keep Him Busy [July/ Aug / Sep: The Antikamnia Calender, 1901]

 

 


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