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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.217
Description
An original double-sided paper advertising card; image on front shows a young woman in a field carrying a basket of cherries; image on back shows a hand pouring syrup into a spoon.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.217
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original double-sided paper advertising card; image on front shows a young woman in a field carrying a basket of cherries; image on back shows a hand pouring syrup into a spoon.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; blue; green; red
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "AYER'S // CHERRY PECTORAL // Cures Cold, Coughs, // and all Diseases // of the Throat and Lungs"; on back is printed a lengthy advertisement.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 6.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing on back.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Cherry Pectoral [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.218
Description
An original advertising card; image on front is a young girl holding flowers under a cherry tree looking at the birds on the branch, image on back is a hand pouring syrup into a spoon.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.218
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Advertising
Description
An original advertising card; image on front is a young girl holding flowers under a cherry tree looking at the birds on the branch, image on back is a hand pouring syrup into a spoon.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; green; brown; red
Inscriptions
Overprinted on front: "AYER'S CHERRY PECTORAL, // For the cure of // Coughs, Colds, Asthma, Croup, // Bronchitis, Whooping-Cough, // and Consumption. // PREPARED BY DR. J.C. AYER & CO., LOWELL, MASS., U.S.A."; on back, "A FRIEND IN NEED" followed by a lengthy ad.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing on back, small patch of yellowing on front at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Sarsaparilla [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7170
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.219
Description
An original paper advertising card image on front with woman in chair with her hand on a bottle, with another woman standing beside her; young girl and boy in front on the ground playing with a dog; image on back is of product.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.219
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
MM
Description
An original paper advertising card image on front with woman in chair with her hand on a bottle, with another woman standing beside her; young girl and boy in front on the ground playing with a dog; image on back is of product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: tan
ink: green; pink; blue; black
Inscriptions
Overprinted on front: "AYER'S SARSAPARILLA // Purifies the Blood, // Stimulates the Vital Functions, restores // and preserves Health, and infuses New // Life and Vigor throughout the whole system. // Prepared by Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A."; on back: "FOR SCROFULA . . ." followed by a lengthy ad.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Ague Cure [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7172
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.220
Description
An original double-sided advertising card; image on front is of a log cabin with an adult and small child in a forest with a rowboat on water, second image on front is of two frogs with Ayer’s product being approached by a crocodile; image on back is of a frog climbing an Ayer’s bottle; most of bac…
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.220
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Advertising
Antimalarials -- advertisements
Malaria -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Description
An original double-sided advertising card; image on front is of a log cabin with an adult and small child in a forest with a rowboat on water, second image on front is of two frogs with Ayer’s product being approached by a crocodile; image on back is of a frog climbing an Ayer’s bottle; most of back printed area missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: brown; green; red
Inscriptions
Overprinted on front: "AYER'S AGUE CURE // IS WARRANTED TO CURE // ALL MALARIAL DISORDERS // Prepared by // Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 11.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Back of card is missing; only edges of print are still visible; piece of large orange sticker is on back, adhesive tape holds together bottom-left corner of card.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Pills [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.221
Description
An original advertising card, printed on tan and cream paper; image on front is of an armed field battle featuring a uniformed man on a horse with an Ayer’s Pills flag slaying another mounted man; image on back is of Ayer’s pill bottle, oval seller’s hand stamp on back in purple ink.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.221
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original advertising card, printed on tan and cream paper; image on front is of an armed field battle featuring a uniformed man on a horse with an Ayer’s Pills flag slaying another mounted man; image on back is of Ayer’s pill bottle, oval seller’s hand stamp on back in purple ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream; tan
ink: black; purple; blue; red; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on flag on front: "AYER'S // PILLS"; printed at bottom of card: "THE FIGHT FOR THE STANDARD"; on back is printed a long list of conditions the pills will cure, including "Constipation, . . . // Indigestion, Dyspepsia, // Biliousness, Heartburn, Loss // of Appetite, Flatulency, Foul Stomach, // Nausea, Dizziness, Headache, Numbness, // Jaundice, Diarrhoea, Dystentery, and Dis- // orders of the Liver"; also, "Rheumatism, Gout, Dropsy, and // Kidney Complaints" and many more; at bottom of back is printed: : “Ayer’s Pills are made of vegetable ingre- // dients only. They are sugar-coated, and // pleasant to take; and for all the purposes of a // cathartic medicine they are unequalled. // AYER'S PILLS are usually put up in oval wooden boxes; but for // hot and damp climates, and for export, in sealed // glass vials, as above represented.”; below that is the druggist hand stamp: “C. Fred Wilcox // DRUGGIST & APOTHECARY, // 54 Federal Square // W. LYNN MASS // Use Wilcox’s Tooth Powder”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Yellowing on back, three minor patches of print missing on back.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Hood's Pills [advertising card]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.224
Description
An original double-sided decoratively cut square shape with indented edges advertising card, image of a small child wearing a cotton cap and lace-edged gown with head in hands; image is bordered by decorative gold frame.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.224
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original double-sided decoratively cut square shape with indented edges advertising card, image of a small child wearing a cotton cap and lace-edged gown with head in hands; image is bordered by decorative gold frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C .I. Hood Co., Apothecaries
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: yellow; blue; white; brown; flesh; pink
Inscriptions
Overprinted at top left of front: "HOOD'S // PILLS"; at top right of front: "CURE // LIVER ILLS"; printed on back: "Hood's Pills." followed by advertising text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 7.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Sarsaparilla [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7197
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.247
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image on front is a woman in a c. 1890s lace-trimmed pink dress holding a young child in white dress on her shoulder while standing in a field; image on back is of product in bottle.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.247
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image on front is a woman in a c. 1890s lace-trimmed pink dress holding a young child in white dress on her shoulder while standing in a field; image on back is of product in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; pink; green; blue
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Printed at bottom of front, below image of woman: "SUNNY HOURS"; printed on back: "FOR SCROFULA and all // scrofulous, mercurial, and blood // disorders . . . // The active medi- // cinal principles of these roots, extracted by a pro- // cess peculiarly our own, are chemically united // in AYER'S SARSAPARILLA with the Iodide of // Potassium and Iron, forming by far the most // economical and reliable blood-purifying medicine // that can be used. // If there is a lurking taint of Scrofula about you, // AYER'S SARSAPARILLA will dislodge it, and ex- // pel it from your system. // For the cure of the disor- // ders, lassitude and debility peculiar to the Spring, // it has proved to be the best remedy ever devised. // If your blood is vitiated, cleanse it without delay // by the use of AYER'S SARSAPARILLA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Length
13.2 cm.
Width
6.9 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear around edges, some yellowing on front and back, pencil mark at top on back and front.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Great Things: What They Are - Where They Are [advertising booklet]

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Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.21
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powe…
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powers of various remedies coincidentally also sold by the book's publisher--most commonly "Paine's Celery Compound"--are listed throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Wells, Richardson and Co.
Site Made (City)
Burlington
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Material
paper: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover: "CALIFORNIA BIG TREES // NIAGARA // SPHINX AND PYRAMIDS // GREAT // THINGS" in black ink and surrounded by small, decorative stylings and pictures of subject; printed in reverse on a black background: "WHAT THEY ARE // WHERE THEY ARE"; printed in black ink, "GREAT BELL, MOSCOW"; printed on back cover in black ink: "PAINE'S // CELERY // COMPOUND // A TRUE NERVE TONIC, // AN ACTIVE ALTERNATIVE, // A RELIABLE LAXATIVE // AND DIURETIC. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // IT RESTORES STRENGTH, // RENEWS VITALITY, // PURIFIES THE BLOOD, // REGULATES THE KIDNEYS, // THE LIVER AND BOWELS. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // PRICE $1.00 SIX FOR $5.00. // [two horizontal lines, one above the other, extending length of line] // FOR SALE BY"; also printed on the back cover is an illustration of packaging depicting Paine's Celery Compound (packaging text is listed in illustration)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The original green colour of the cover has faded and the newsprint of the booklet has yellowed with age; some water staining is visible on the front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
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