Porvenir, Tierra del Fuego
Pharmacy «La Corona», 1940
Humankind has a strong need to "fix"
the body's problems (real or imagined). The graphic "turtle"
advertisement for laxative pills doubtless attracted its quota
of customers. Perhaps the scarcity of fresh fruit and vegetables
in the diet increased demand? In this photo, the owner, Eloy Suárez,
is standing in the doorway.