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Botanical Preparations [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001671
Description
Small paper trade card for Botanical Preparations; front: left half has chromolithograph of a young boy and girl reading; right half lists their various products; back: testimonials concerning their products.
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Accession Number
996001671
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Botanical Preparations; front: left half has chromolithograph of a young boy and girl reading; right half lists their various products; back: testimonials concerning their products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Excelsior Botanical Co.
Site Made (City)
Boonville
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Latest testimonial from Dec. 12, 1884, so probably made in 1885
Material
paper: green; pink; yellow; brown; black
Inscriptions
"EVERYBODY SAYS THE // Botanical Preparations // Are the BEST and Always RELIABLE. Lead- // ing Physicians Recommend Them. // Satisfac- // tion Guaranteed or Money Refunded. // BOTANICAL KIDNEY & LIVER REMEDY. // BOTANICAL TONIC. // BOTANICAL DYSPEPTIC BALM. // BOTANICAL THROAT & LUNG CURE. // BOTANICAL OIL -- for Man or Beast. // BOTANICAL OINTMENT -- for Piles, &c..."; and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.3 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; light staining on front and back; red border on front has slightly stained onto back
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail