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A New Treatment for the Rapid and Permanent Cure of Catarrh [Cure of Catarrh booklet]

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Dates
1883
circa 1883
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001423
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number…
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Accession Number
996001423
Author
Anonymous
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- instruction
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh;
black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography;
bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what
catarrh is, the number of treatments needed, and many testimonials dating from 1881-1883; also
gives instructions on what information must be included when writing to them since they prepare
each case individually
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before)
Maker
A. H. Dixon & Son
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1883
circa 1883
Date Remarks
Earliest letter, 1881, latest 1883, so must have been published around 1883-1884
Material
paper: black; cream
Inscriptions
"A New Treatment // FOR THE // RAPID AND // PERMANENT // CURE OF // CATARRH // To be had
only // of // A.H. DIXON & SON // No. 305 KING ST. // WEST // TORONTO CANADA"; inside: oodles
of "medical" explanations and testimonials (see above)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper a little sun-aged; lower right corners for first two pages are bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Research Facts
Booklet states on p. 6: "our experience for the past four years ...", and since it was published
c. 1883-84, the product must have started c. 1879-80; no additional information found
Images
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