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advertising card

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Dates
1891
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020070
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond curly hair, wearing a white dress; she rests her head on her hands on a pink chair with two yellow flowers on it; name of manufacturer, products…
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Accession Number
010020070
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- advertisements
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond curly hair, wearing a white dress; she rests her head on her hands on a pink chair with two yellow flowers on it; name of manufacturer, products, prices with brown ink; back of card has calendar for 1891, illustration of a house, with smoking chimney and surrounded by trees, on a hill by a river with tall plants, information on products, manufacturer's information, prices, pharmacist's information printed with brown ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E.W Hoyt & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1891
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: beige
ink: brown, white, blue, pink, yellow, green
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "PERFUMED WITH // HOYT'S GERMAN // COLOGNE // The // MOST FRAGRANT AND LASTING // OF ALL PERFUMES. // PRICE TRIAL SIZE 25 CTS // MEDIUM SIZE 50 CTS // LARGE BOTTLES $1.00 // USE // RUBIFOAM // FOR THE TEETH. DELICIOUSLY FLAVORED. // PRICE 25 CTS A BOTTLE."; written on back: "HOYT'S // GERMAN COLOGNE // HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR OVER TWENTY // YEARS AS THE MOST FRAGRANT AND LASTING // OF ALL PERFUMES. DO NOT CONFOUND IT WITH THE // NUMEROUS TRASHY PERFUMES THAT USURP ITS NAME, // OR STYLES OF BOTTLE. REFUSE SUBSTITUTES. TRIAL SIZE 25 c MEDIUM SIZE 50 c LARGE BOTTLES $1.00. // Put up by E.W. HOYT & CO. LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A. Manufacturers of // RUBIFOAM FOR THE TEETH. // For sale by E.C. Lowe, Under Whitney House, // Westboro, Mass., // DEALER IN // DRUGS AND FANCY GOODS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn at edges; bent at top left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hoyt's German Cologne & Rubifoam" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Rubifoam toothpaste was introduced in 1887 and was named for its red bright colour; this card would have been soaked in E.W. Hoyt's original product, their German cologne; the company first started advertising with sample bottles, but as it grew too expensive they began producing advertising cards soaked in the perfume; the cards were made with an extra-porous type of paper in order to soak up the cologne
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advertising card

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Dates
1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020071
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond hair, wearing a purple dress with white lace; she holds a bottle of tooth powder in her left hand; she stands against a yellow and brown sunset …
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Accession Number
010020071
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- advertisements
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond hair, wearing a purple dress with white lace; she holds a bottle of tooth powder in her left hand; she stands against a yellow and brown sunset background, bordered by bouquets of purple, white, blue and pink flowers; name of manufacturer, products, price printed with red, blue and brown ink; back of card has information on product, manufacturer's information, price printed with red ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E.W Hoyt & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: beige
ink: red, purple, white, green, pink, blue, yellow, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "RUBIFOAM // FOR THE // TEETH 25 CENTS // A BOTTLE. // PUT UP BY // E.W. HOYT & CO. // PROPRIETORS OF // HOYT'S GERMAN COLOGNE. // LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A. // COPYRIGHT 1890"; written on back: "RUBifOAm // FOR THE TEETH. // Deliciously Flavored A Perfect Liquid Dentifrice. // Cleanses, Preserves and Beautifies the Teeth. Heals // and hardens the gums. Leaves a refreshing coolness in // the mouth. Imparts a delightful fragrance to the breath. // Beautifully put up. // Modest in price. Convenient to use. // Large Bottles, 25 Cents. // SOLD BY DRUGGISTS. REFUSE SUBSTITUTES // Sample vial of Rubifoam mailed free to any address. // PREPARED AND GUARANTEED BY // E. W. HOYT & CO., - - Lowell, Mass., U.S.A., // MANUFACTURERS OF THE CELEBRATED // HOYT'S GERMAN COLOGNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn at corners, dark mark in middle of back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hoyt's German Cologne & Rubifoam" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Rubifoam toothpaste was introduced in 1887 and was named for its red bright colour; this card would have been soaked in E.W. Hoyt's original product, their German cologne; the company first started advertising with sample bottles, but as it grew too expensive they began producing advertising cards soaked in the perfume; the cards were made with an extra-porous type of paper in order to soak up the cologne
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Ayer's Ague Cure [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
1977.12.220
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…
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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
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Ayer's Almanac - 1881 [advertising almanac]

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Dates
1881
circa 1881
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.2
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, originally with approximately 32 pages and a front and back cover; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are facts and jokes as well as advertisements for Dr. Ayer's Sarsa…
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Accession Number
1978.14.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, originally with approximately 32 pages and a front and back cover; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are facts and jokes as well as advertisements for Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla, testimonials and other products made by Dr. Ayer. A small fabric cord is placed through a hole in the upper left-hand front corner.
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
1881
circa 1881
Date Remarks
Based on publishing date
Material
paper: off-white; yellow
fabric: blue; red; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on the page at the beginning of book: "Second Month. FEBRUARY, 1881. 28 Days. // MOON'S PHASES. CALENDAR]"; printed on back cover in black: on the left a calendar, and on the right: "Those medicines which have stood the test of // criticism for years may be depended on for real merit. Of such is AYER'S CHERRY PEC- // TORAL, which deserves a place in every house- // hold. — Victoria (Tex.) Advocate [in italics]."; "The family medicines of Dr. J. C. AYER & // Co. are popular, reliable and world-famous. — Pulaski (Tenn.) Citizen"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 19.2 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
At least two pages have been torn off as well as the cover; pages are torn--February is a half page--and some worm holes are visible on pages.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117 (see attached photocopy); "The Great American Fraud," by Samuel Hopkins Adams, p. 21
Research Facts
According to "The Great American Fraud," Ayer's Sarsaparilla had an alcohol content of 26%.
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Ayer's American Almanac 1892 [advertising almanac]

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Dates
1892
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1978.14.11
Description
An original paper advertising almanac, Canadian edition, 32 pages covered with yellow paper, front and back covers printed, black print, glued spine, images on several pages, line drawing image on front cover of Ayer’s bottle on top of a globe with light shining around the bottle, image on back cov…
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Accession Number
1978.14.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising almanac, Canadian edition, 32 pages covered with yellow paper, front and back covers printed, black print, glued spine, images on several pages, line drawing image on front cover of Ayer’s bottle on top of a globe with light shining around the bottle, image on back cover of bundles packages of raw sarsaparilla including product, a small piece of red, white, and blue looped string tied through a hole in the top left corner; advertisements for various products throughout.
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
1892
Date Remarks
Printed on cover.
Material
paper: tan; yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "AYER'S // AMERICAN ALMANAC // – CANADIAN EDITION – // 1892 // AYER’S SARSAPARILLA // CURES OTHERS WILL CURE YOU // PUBLUSHED BY // DR. J. C. AYER & CO., // Practical and Analytical Chemists // LOWELL, MASS., U.S.A."; printed on back: a page of advertising
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 19.4 cm x Width 12.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear along fold and edges, overall yellowing, spot of brown discolouration on front cover bleeding through to middle of book.
Copy Type
Original
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Ayer's American Almanac - Canadian Edition - 1892 [advertising almanac]

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Dates
1891
circa 1891
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1977.12.171
Description
An advertising almanac for the year 1892 from Ayer's; bound with a tricoloured string in the top left corner; Includes advertisements, calendars, articles on ailment treatments and product information; 32 pages.
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Accession Number
1977.12.171
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs -- advertisements
Description
An advertising almanac for the year 1892 from Ayer's; bound with a tricoloured string in the top left corner; Includes advertisements, calendars, articles on ailment treatments and product information; 32 pages.
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
1891
circa 1891
Date Remarks
Almanac printed for the year 1892 and would have been given away prior to January of that year
Material
paper: cream, yellow
ink: black
fabric: blue, pink, white
Inscriptions
Printed on on th front cover: "AYER'S // AMERICAN ALMANAC // -CANADIAN EDITIONS- // 1892. // AYER'S SARSAPARILLA // Cures Others Will Cure You // PUBLISHED BY // DR. J. C. AYER & CO., // Practical and Analytical Chemists, // LOWELL, MASS., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 19.4 cm x Width 12.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed; some wear shown along spine; some corners broken
Copy Type
Original
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Ayer's Cathartic Pills

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001298
Description
Container (material?) filled with 40 cathartic pills inside a cardboard box; the cardboard box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper wrapper/label lists product information.
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Accession Number
996001298
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Container (material?) filled with 40 cathartic pills inside a cardboard box; the cardboard box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper wrapper/label lists product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
J. C. Ayer Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Date Remarks
Company started in 1870
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard: beige
Inscriptions
Wrapper front reads, "40 // AYER'S // CATHARTIC PILLS // PREPARED BY // DR. J.C. AYER & CO. LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A."; one side reads, "Each one of Ayer's Pill contains" (ingredients listed); other side lists product information in Spanish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unused and unopened; there is some minor staining and wear on the paper wrapper / label, but all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Great American Medicine Show" by David Armstrong and Elizabeth M. Armstrong, p. 166;
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 126 & colour insert 63; "American Health
Quackery" by James H. Young, pp 130-134
Research Facts
Dr. James Cook Ayer got his start working in an apothecary shop in Lowell, Mass.; he studied medicine with a local doctor and bought a drug store in 1841; he eventually received a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania; about midcentury, Ayer marketed a Cherry Pectoral, following it with other proprietaries
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral [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
1977.12.217
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.
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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
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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral [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
1977.12.218
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
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Ayer's Hair Vigor trade card

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Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001405
Description
Light cardboard trade card for Ayer's Hair Vigor in chromolithograph; front: colour depicting young woman with shiny, luxuriant hair, white gown and pink rose; back: tan with blue writing, and a picture of a woman writing (perhaps praising the product)
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Accession Number
996001405
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Hair Preparations -- advertisements
Hair Dyes -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Light cardboard trade card for Ayer's Hair Vigor in chromolithograph; front: colour depicting
young woman with shiny, luxuriant hair, white gown and pink rose; back: tan with blue writing,
and a picture of a woman writing (perhaps praising the product)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before)
Maker
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Date Remarks
Unsure as to exact start/end, around until at lease 1911 (Hudson Bay Fall/Winter 1910-11
Catalogue)
Material
paper: red; brown; pink; green; blue
Inscriptions
"AYER'S // HAIR VIGOR // THE // BEST HAIR DRESSING, // PROMOTES A NEW GROWTH OF HAIR AND //
RESTORES GRAY HAIR // TO ITS // ORIGINAL COLOR // AYER'S HAIR VIGOR // Prepared by Dr. J.C.
Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass. USA // Removes DANDRUFF, Prevents Baldness"; back: describes its
benefits with praise from a user
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.5 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front: top 1/4 stained, slight pencil marks top right; back: hole (small) below all writing,
stained top and most of the card appears to have been exposed to light for a long time, darkening
the paper noticably
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Golden Age of Quackery" by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 53-55; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome, Patent
Medicine Advertising" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 74; "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey
Young, pp. 130-134; "One For a Man, Two For a Horse" by Gerald Carson, pictures p. 15, 111;
"Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, p. 10 of colour inserts -- identical picture; Eaton catalogue,
1892-94, 1901-03; Hudson Bay catalogue, 1910-11; also see 996.001.646-.657, .758, .759; CD #8
Research Facts
Dr. J.C. Ayer became rich thanks to his various medicines (including Cherry Pectoral and his
sarsaparilla), starting around 1841, died in 1871, but continued by his brother Frederick;
bought out Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer in 1895 to eliminate competition to its Hair
Vigor; cost 70 cts/bottle in 1893 (Eaton's), 65 cts in 1901-1903 (Eaton's), 70 cts 1910-1911
(Hudson Bay)
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