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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2721
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001684
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph in pink and black of a young girl; back: description of the product.
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Accession Number
996001684
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph in pink and black of a young girl; back: description of the product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Rumford Chemical Works
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: black; pink
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // IT MAKES A // DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER & SUGAR ONLY. // RUMFORD CHEMICAL WORKS // PROVIDENCE, R.I."; back: "[Pre]pared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // [In]digestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.5 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; back: rip along left edge near middle; five areas where top paper has been ripped off; "ADA" written on top in pencil
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See 996.001.684-.686; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, inserts #9, 12; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 128, inserts #3, 36, 48
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2723
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001686
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001686
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Rumford Chemical Works (product)
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Chromolithography
Material
paper: black; pink; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // OUR PET // IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER AND SUGAR ONLY."; back: "Prepared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // Indigestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, Nervousness, Hysteria, Night Sweats of Consumption, etc. ...."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: slight stain along bottom middle from back and small piece of top paper from bottom right; back one spot where top paper has been lifted off surrounded by red and another with the red still attached (paper of some sort?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
Images
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The Mountain Sanitorium 1946 [brochure]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14955
Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Treatment
Accession Number
009009003
Description
Brochure printed in black and red ink on cream coloured paper stapled together; there are fifteen pages of content not including the title/front page and back page; the title is positioned at the top of the front page; below the title is a red symbol in a shape resembling a cross, but with two horiā€¦
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Accession Number
009009003
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Treatment
MeSH Heading
Tuberculosis
Medicine
Description
Brochure printed in black and red ink on cream coloured paper stapled together; there are fifteen pages of content not including the title/front page and back page; the title is positioned at the top of the front page; below the title is a red symbol in a shape resembling a cross, but with two horizontal lines intersecting with one vertical line; below the symbol is an image of a forest with the trees and ground covered in snow; below the image states the purpose of the Mountain Sanatorium, when it was established, and by whom; the first page inside the brochure is a table of contents, which indicates the page numbers for chapters relating to the Mountain Sanatorium, particularly the Sanatorium during the year of 1946; on the back of the brochure there is information on how to become a member of the Hamilton Health Association including cost and a membership application.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Brochure was originally owned by Mona Winterburn's aunt, Mary Benedict.
Maker
Hamilton Health Association
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, grey, red
Inscriptions
On cover: "The // Mountain Sanatorium // 1946 // WINTER SCENE, MOUNTAIN SANATORIUM // Dedicated to the Eradication // of Tuberculoisis // ESTABLISHED 1906 // BY THE // HAMILTON HEALTH ASSOCIATION // HAMILTON CANADA"; inside: " Contents"; "Officers and Directors"; "Birth and Progess (timeline)"; "Your Sanatorium"; "Nationalities of Patients Admitted During 1946"; "World War II Services Personnel Treated"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 3 b
Length
22.9 cm
Width
15.3 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The spine has many indent marks due to bending; the bottom right corner of the front of the brochure is slightly bent; there are also a few stains
Copy Type
original
Images
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