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How to Name the Baby [advertising booklet]

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Dates
1880
1890
circa 1880-1890
Collection
London Regional Children's Museum Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
006037001
Description
Advertising booklet; 32-page softcover booklet with sewn binding; white pages printed with black ink; title and drawing of a baby holding a rattle on front; list of girls' and boys' names with descriptive words beside them inside, interspersed with articles advertising a variety of medical remedies…
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Accession Number
006037001
Collection
London Regional Children's Museum Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Advertising booklet; 32-page softcover booklet with sewn binding; white pages printed with black ink; title and drawing of a baby holding a rattle on front; list of girls' and boys' names with descriptive words beside them inside, interspersed with articles advertising a variety of medical remedies, including Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry, Hagyard's Yellow Oil and Pectoral Balsam, National Pills, and Freeman's Anthelmintic Worm Powders; includes poems, songs and stories related to the medicines and letters from happy customers; advertisement for Burdock Blood Bitters, with manufacturer and address on back
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the London Regional Children's Museum, London, Ontario
Maker
T. Milburn & Co
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1890
circa 1880-1890
Date Remarks
Dates printed in artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "HOW TO NAME // THE // BABY"; printed on back: "Multum in Parbo. // THE CLIMAX OF MEDICAL DISCOVERY // Burdock Blood Bitters. // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER, // System Renovator and Tonic. // CURES ALL DISEASES OF THE BLOOD, LIVER AND KIDNEYS. // RESTORES AND BUILDS UP THE SYSTEM WHEN BROKEN DOWN // AND DEBILITATED BY DISEASE. // For Sale by all Druggists and Dealers. // PRICE ONE DOLLAR PER BOTTLE. // T. MILBURN & CO., // 31 Church Street, - - Toronto. // GENERAL AGENTS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is yellowed with some brown marks; paper worn at binding
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Images
Less detail