Category Archives: Science & Medicine

The Movie Doctor, by G. Francis Kauffman

DescriptionEnglish: A movie doctor, by G. Francis Kauffman. “You know him at once by his carriage, by the way he holds his head—and by his black bag. In the movies, doctors always carry black bags”
SourceMotion Picture Magazine (
AuthorG. Francis Kauffman

Recipe Marks

DescriptionEnglish: Recipe (prescription) marks from a 1901 type catalogue
SourcePettingill & Co. Copper Alloy Type Book (
The recipe mark may be a simple utilitarian abbreviation, but there is no reason it cannot be made decorative. These scalable symbols can be used at any size.