Anecdote from Sydenham
Medical Treatment, Quackery, Exhibitions, Commerce, Display
Discusses the visit to the Crystal Palace of the well-known advertiser of a 'miraculous Ointment' that can allegedly cure everything. Claims that the advertiser wanted his named prefixed to the word 'SALVE!', which appears above the threshold of the Pompeian House.
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