Ye Olde Mustard Plaster, 1928

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Ye Olde Mustard Plaster was the first issue, printed in August 1928, of what would become Dr. Rockwell's Mustard Plaster, a humor magazine that George Lovejoy Rockwell (1889-1978) of Boothbay Harbor published.

Rockwell called himself "Dr." and offered much humorous medical information and mock medical advertisements.

The cover states, "A home-made affair, gotten up by Doctor Rockwell who believes that fun is better than physic."

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  • Title: Ye Olde Mustard Plaster, 1928
  • Creator: Laughing Laboratories, New York
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 817 R593
  • Object Type: Text

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