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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral trade card

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Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001648
Description
Small trade card for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: young woman carrying a basket full of cherries (chromolithograph); back: description of what it cures.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001648
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small trade card for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: young woman carrying a basket full of cherries (chromolithograph); back: description of what it cures.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1996.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Date Remarks
Says "cure", so before 1906, but cards popular in 1870's-1900's
Material
paper: red; blue; green; yellow; brown
Inscriptions
"AYER'S // CHERRY PECTORAL // Cures Colds, Coughs, // and all Diseases // of the Throat and Lungs."; back: "TOO MUCH STRESS CANNOT // be laid upon the admonition to // all persons affected by ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.7 cm. x Width: 6.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration and mild staining on the back
Copy Type
Original
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Ayer's Cherry Pectora trade card

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Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001654
Description
Small paper trade card for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: chromolithograph of a young girl standing under a tree watching two birds eat some cherries from it; house and field in background; back describes the product and what it cures.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001654
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 Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: chromolithograph of a young girl standing under a tree watching two birds eat some cherries from it; house and field in background; back describes the product and what it cures.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1996.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Date Remarks
Before 1906 ("cure") but after trade cards became popular in 1870's
Material
paper: green; red; yellow; brown; blue
Inscriptions
"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. // Over."; back: description of cure
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.0 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration and some stain-like dark streaks; small spot along top edge near right where top paper has come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
identical picture p. 131 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young
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Ayer's Hair Vigor trade card

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001655
Description
Trade card advertising Ayer's Hair Vigor showing a ship sinking in the background with mermaids rescuing boxes of their Vigor; four mermaids in foreground combing hair, etc.; Stars & Stripes on rigging is upside down, in distress position; back describes composition and properties.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001655
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Hair Preparations -- advertisements
Description
Trade card advertising Ayer's Hair Vigor showing a ship sinking in the background with mermaids rescuing boxes of their Vigor; four mermaids in foreground combing hair, etc.; Stars & Stripes on rigging is upside down, in distress position; back describes composition and properties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1996.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Between 1870 and 1900
Material
paper: green; red; yellow; white; blue; taupe
Inscriptions
Front reads, "AYERS HAIR VIGOR // FOR THE TOILET // Restores Gray Hair to its Natural Vitality and Color // PREPARED BY DR. J.C. AYER & CO., LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.7 cm. x Width: 10.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some smudging on edges; back discoloured; warped near right edge
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2694
Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001657
Description
Small paper trade card for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: a chromolithographic depiction of Penn's Treaty (c. 1682-83) but substituting Ayer's Product; back relates product to Treaty and what benefits could be had from this "cure".
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001657
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 Ayer's Cherry Pectoral; front: a chromolithographic depiction of Penn's Treaty (c. 1682-83) but substituting Ayer's Product; back relates product to Treaty and what benefits could be had from this "cure".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1996.
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1906
circa 1870-1906
Date Remarks
Says "cure", so before 1906
Material
paper: green; blue; pink; brown; black
Inscriptions
"AYER'S // CHERRY // PECTORAL // CURES // COLDS // COUGHS // &c. // PENN'S TREATY. (1682 or 1683?) Over."; back: "THE DATE OF Penn's Treaty is // in dispute, but it is universally // admitted that ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slightly age/sun discoloured; some of backing has been torn up, and other pieces of paper stuck on
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2707
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001670
Description
Postcard-size paper trade card for Dr. Dennis' System Renovator & Blood Purifying Syrup; front: chromolithograph of a bouquet of roses (pink and red); back: usual description of why this medicine is the best, etc..
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001670
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Postcard-size paper trade card for Dr. Dennis' System Renovator & Blood Purifying Syrup; front: chromolithograph of a bouquet of roses (pink and red); back: usual description of why this medicine is the best, etc..
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
J. H. Bufford's Sons; Dr. M.D. Dennis (product)
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Before 1906 ("cure")
Material
paper: purple; pink; blue; green; red
Inscriptions
Front: "With // Best Wishes // FOR YOUR // GOOD HEALTH. // Dr. M. D. Dennis, // New York, // N.Y. // J. H. Bufford's Sons Boston & New York"; back: "SOMETHING TO REMEMBER. // In taking medicine, the smaller the quantity that will accom- // plish the desired result the better. In buying medicine, con- // sider the quality, not the quantity. Water is cheap; medicine // is costly ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.2 cm. x Width: 9.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; some staining on the front (ie, top left corner); back has five round stains, probably from old adhesive; writing on back, bottom, in pencil -- a name, "Mrs.[?] Jannice [?] Bownian [?]"
Copy Type
Original
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2709
Dates
1879
1900
circa 1879-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001672
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid; front: chromolithograph of four little ducks and a "pond", and a card announcing the product with flowers growing over the top; back: usual description of how effective the product is.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001672
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 Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid; front: chromolithograph of four little ducks and a "pond", and a card announcing the product with flowers growing over the top; back: usual description of how effective the product is.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Bufford
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
1900
circa 1879-1900
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: green; blue; yellow; brown; red
Inscriptions
"DR. GROSVENOR'S // LIVERAID // ENSURES // APPETITE & DIGESTION // SMALL DOSES, PROMPT EFFECT."; back: "Reader, if you are suffering from any Liver or Stomach trouble that // renders life a martyrdom, be induced to try the LIVER-AID. So certain are we // that this medicine will cure any case of Constipation, Biliousness, Headache, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 6.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front: mild age/sun discolouration; stain through the middle of the card; back: very stained and age/sun discoloured with several spots where the top layer has come off; small crease top edge, near the right
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2710
Dates
1879
1900
circa 1879-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001673
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Grosvenor's LiverAid; front: chromolithograph of pond, there are three ducks -- two on land, and a frog hopping in the water.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001673
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 Dr. Grosvenor's LiverAid; front: chromolithograph of pond, there are three ducks -- two on land, and a frog hopping in the water.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Bufford
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
1900
circa 1879-1900
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: green; blue; yellow; brown; pink
Inscriptions
"DR. GROSVENOR'S // LIVERAID, // CURES ALL // DISEASES OF THE STOMACH LIVER & BLOOD // SMALL DOSES, PROMPT EFFECT..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.6 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight age/sun discolouration; a bit of staining along the back
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2719
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001682
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla; front: chromolithograph of a young girl dressed in an adult's fox-hunting hat and coat, surrounded by hounds; back: description of what it contains and testimonials.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001682
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla; front: chromolithograph of a young girl dressed in an adult's fox-hunting hat and coat, surrounded by hounds; back: description of what it contains and testimonials.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
C. I. Hood & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: purple; black; brown; red; white
Inscriptions
"TAKE HOOD'S SARSAPARILLA. // 100 DOSES ONE DOLLAR"; back: "100 DOSES One Dollar // can only be truthfully applied to Hood's Sarsaparilla and is // an unanswerable argument as to strength and economy. // Hood's Sarsaparilla is made from Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock, // Wild Cherry, Dandelion, Juniper, Pipsisswa, Stillingia, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.2 cm. x Width: 8.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Back is quite age/sun (?) discoloured (may be old glue); front: has some white spots where it has worn away top colour
Copy Type
Original
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advertising trade card

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
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.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001684
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
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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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2722
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001685
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of an old man playing an accordion while a young girl dances; back describes the benefits of this product; silhouette of Count Rumford in top left.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001685
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of an old man playing an accordion while a young girl dances; back describes the benefits of this product; silhouette of Count Rumford in top left.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Schumacher & Ettlinger; Rumford Chemical Works (product)
Site Made (City)
New York; Providence
Site Made (State)
New York; Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Chromolithography
Material
paper: blue; pink; brown; white; red
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // "The Little Dancer" // 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, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.1 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: several stains, particularly in the top half
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
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