Globe Brand Beer Advertising Check
Globe Brand medal or check, advertising Frankfort lager beer. It claims to be the 'most wholesome' and 'recommended by all medical faculties'. Before the development of large numbers of medicines in the 20th century, alcohol was one of the only oral treatments offered to patients suffering a broad range of ailments.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
A small brass promotional medal (22 mm diameter) giving details of the issuing firm.
FRANKFORT LAGER BEER ."GLOBE BRAND" . around a globe
IS THE MOST / WHOLESOME / AND / RECOMMENDED / BY ALL / MEDICAL / FACULTIES
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15/3/1976
Obverse: FRANKFORT LAGER BEER GLOBE BRAND Reverse: IS THE MOST WHOLESOME AND RECOMMENDED BY ALL MEDICAL FACULTIES
Type of item
3.03 g (Weight)
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.