During the early 1900s, radium was once considered more valuable than gold. Radium or radon laced water was called "liquid sunshine" because it was considered to be a magical elixir that could not only promote health and vigor, but prolonged life. This poster is 17 inches wide by 22 inches high, vibrant orange and generous black ink lushly printed on parchment stock.
"So they carried the sack a-pick-a-back
And they carv'd him bone from bone,
But what became of the Surgeon's soul
Was never to mortal known."