McKesson's Hysterics
McKesson's Hysterics

2006 | letterpress artist book | 4 3/8" x 6"

 McKesson's Hysterics (aka First Aid: In Emergencies - What to do before you institutionalize her) is a historic reflection on the history of hysteria. It references an original First Aid manual published in 1830 by McKesson's of McKesson & Robbins. 

McKesson's Hysterics (aka First Aid: In Emergencies - What to do before you institutionalize her) is a historic reflection on the history of hysteria. It references an original First Aid manual published in 1830 by McKesson's of McKesson & Robbins. 

 Traditional symptoms of hysteria were looked up, type set in proximity to their original placement in the McKesson's manual. The last leg of the text is the most bewildering, being a series of "___" see "___" which speaks to the constructed nature of the "illness".    To view book in its entirety, please continue . . .

Traditional symptoms of hysteria were looked up, type set in proximity to their original placement in the McKesson's manual. The last leg of the text is the most bewildering, being a series of "___" see "___" which speaks to the constructed nature of the "illness".  

To view book in its entirety, please continue . . .

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McKesson's Hysterics
 McKesson's Hysterics (aka First Aid: In Emergencies - What to do before you institutionalize her) is a historic reflection on the history of hysteria. It references an original First Aid manual published in 1830 by McKesson's of McKesson & Robbins. 
 Traditional symptoms of hysteria were looked up, type set in proximity to their original placement in the McKesson's manual. The last leg of the text is the most bewildering, being a series of "___" see "___" which speaks to the constructed nature of the "illness".    To view book in its entirety, please continue . . .
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McKessons-10.jpg
McKessons-11.jpg
McKessons-12.jpg
McKessons-13.jpg
McKessons-2.jpg
McKesson's Hysterics

2006 | letterpress artist book | 4 3/8" x 6"

McKesson's Hysterics (aka First Aid: In Emergencies - What to do before you institutionalize her) is a historic reflection on the history of hysteria. It references an original First Aid manual published in 1830 by McKesson's of McKesson & Robbins. 

Traditional symptoms of hysteria were looked up, type set in proximity to their original placement in the McKesson's manual. The last leg of the text is the most bewildering, being a series of "___" see "___" which speaks to the constructed nature of the "illness".  

To view book in its entirety, please continue . . .

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