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Weakness, Wasting and Nervous Complaints [advertising booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7160
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.203
Description
An original tan-coloured paper advertising booklet with black print includes 16 double-sided pages; text written in English and French; line drawing style image on front cover shows a uniformed nurse c 1900, man and medication product; single staple through middle of spine.
  4 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.203
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Advertising
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- all-purpose cures -- advertising
Description
An original tan-coloured paper advertising booklet with black print includes 16 double-sided pages; text written in English and French; line drawing style image on front cover shows a uniformed nurse c 1900, man and medication product; single staple through middle of spine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
The Dr. Cassell's Medicine Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Front: “Weakness, Wasting and // Nervous Complaints // How they are cured in // Men, Women and Children // by the great British remedy // Dr Cassell’s Tablets //The Dr. Cassell's Medicine Co., Ltd. // 418 Chester Road, Manchester, Eng. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Length
9.5 cm
Width
12.2.cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear along edges; some pages of bottom-right corner are torn or bent, small tear in upper-right portion of pages 1-4 on French side, slight wrinkling from folding.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient [advertising card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7166
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.215
Description
An original advertising card, double-sided, tan paper with black and brown print and coloured image on front of card; image is of young girl inside a basket.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.215
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Constipation -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Description
An original advertising card, double-sided, tan paper with black and brown print and coloured image on front of card; image is of young girl inside a basket.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Donaldson Brothers
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: tan
ink: blue; pink; brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on front, around the picture: “USE TARRANT’S // SELTZER APERIENT // To Regulate // THE STOMACH, // THE LIVER, // THE BOWELS. // To Cure // Indigestion, // Biliousness, Constipation"; printed on back: "TARRANT'S // EFFERVESCENT // SELTZER APERIENT" followed by detailed instructions.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 7.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows wear, overall yellowing, brown adhesive residue on all 4 corners of back of card, large square patch of print missing on back of card.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Syrup of Figs [advertising card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7167
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.216
Description
An original advertising brochure, a single sheet of paper folded in the middle with jagged edges; image on front shows woman holding bunch of figs, image on back shows product box.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.216
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Cathartics -- advertisements
Constipation -- drug therapy -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
An original advertising brochure, a single sheet of paper folded in the middle with jagged edges; image on front shows woman holding bunch of figs, image on back shows product box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
California Fig Syrup Co.
Site Made (City)
San Francisco
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: green; red; black; brown; blue-green
Inscriptions
Printed on front, around the image: "NATURE'S // PLEASANT // LAXATIVE // SYRUP OF FIGS // MANUFACTURED BY // CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. // SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. // LOUISVILLE, KY. // NEW YORK CITY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 16.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Cherry Pectoral [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7168
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]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7169
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]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7173
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]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7176
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

Dr. Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil [advertising card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7177
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.225
Description
An original double-sided paper advertising card; image on front of a corseted seated woman leaning on a bench with a fencing sword in her hand; image on back is in the upper left-hand corner and is a line drawing of a barefoot woman in dress holding crossed branches over her head.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.225
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Wound Healing
Hemorrhoids
Description
An original double-sided paper advertising card; image on front of a corseted seated woman leaning on a bench with a fencing sword in her hand; image on back is in the upper left-hand corner and is a line drawing of a barefoot woman in dress holding crossed branches over her head.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Humphreys' Med. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; red; green; brown; yellow
Inscriptions
In an oval, overprinted in the upper left-hand corner: around the upper circumferance is, "ONE APPLICATION GIVES RELIEF"; in middle: "FOR // PILES"; under this, on lower circumferance is, "SAMPLE FREE"; printed on back: “DR. HUMPHREYS' // WITCH HAZEL OIL. // For Piles. // Sample mailed free. // One application gives relief. // Its continued use permanently cures // Piles or Hemorrhoids – External or // Internal, Blind or Bleeding, Itching // or Burning, Fissures and Fistulas. // It cures Burns, Scalds and Ulcerations // and Contractions from Burns. The relief // instant – healing wonderful. // It cures Inflamed or Caked Breasts and // Sore Nipples. Invaluable. // It cures Salt Rheum, Tetters, Scurfy // Eruptions, Chapped Hands, Fever Blisters. // Sore Lips or Nostrils, Corns, Blisters, Bunions, Sore // and Chafed Feet, Stings of Insects, Mos- // quito Bites and Sunburns. // THREE SIZES, 25c, 50c, and $1.00”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 8.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear around edges and yellowing on back.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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