The Pain-Killer Polka
IMAGE: Advert for Perry Davis’ Pain Killer by F. Archer, ca. 1899. Davis’ “PAIN KILLER” was originally patented in 1845 and is believed to be the first nationally advertised remedy specifically for pain, as distinct from a particular disorder. From the collection of Wellcome Library, London.
SIZE: A wide variety of sizes possible including the recommended 20″ x 28″
PAPER: Available on a variety of different papers from normal poster paper, through to heavyweight archival and premium canvas.
PRICE: Varies depending on size and paper type, but the recommended 20″ x 28″ size on normal poster paper costs around $22/€21/£17.50.
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