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Hong Kong Apothecary: a Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging Simon Go

Hong Kong Apothecary: a Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging

Simon Go

Published December 1st 2008
ISBN : 9789628681624
Paperback
200 pages
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 About the Book 

This book transports us to the exotic world of Chinese Medicine – a world of saan (powders), yun (pills), gou (plasters), dann (pellets), etc for every known ailment. These forms had a direct influence on the materials, typefaces, patterns, andMoreThis book transports us to the exotic world of Chinese Medicine – a world of saan (powders), yun (pills), gou (plasters), dann (pellets), etc for every known ailment. These forms had a direct influence on the materials, typefaces, patterns, and compositions used in packaging. It documents contemporary changes in the packaging of Chinese patent medicines and stores since the mid-19th.