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Painless Dentistry postcard

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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001476
Description
Cardboard postcard, used; front: black-and-white photograph of a man with blackened face tied and chained to a chair with a metal tub in front of him; another man leans over him, shirt sleeves rolled, etc., holding a very large "tooth"; back: short message, address, 2c stamp and the copyright; glos…
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Accession Number
996001476
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dentistry -- advertisements
Description
Cardboard postcard, used; front: black-and-white photograph of a man with blackened face tied
and chained to a chair with a metal tub in front of him; another man leans over him, shirt
sleeves rolled, etc., holding a very large "tooth"; back: short message, address, 2c stamp and
the copyright; glossy front
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Bamforth Photo
Site Made (City)
Holmfirth
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Stamped card was sent April 12, 1906 so must be around this date
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
Front: "PAINLESS DENTISTRY. // 'The best thing out!'"; back: "After the // Strike // Mac // Mr.
Willard // Toronto Junct // Ont // By permission of Jas. Bamforth, Ltd., Life-model lantern-slide
manfs., etc // POST CARD. // For Inland use Only. // This Space as well as back may now // be
used for sommunication. // Post Office Regulation // THE ADDRESS TO BE // WRITTEN HERE. // Copyright.
// Bamforth Photo, Holmfirth"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.7 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges are a little worn and back is very sun/age-discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Postcard; CD #8
Research Facts
Arrived April 5, 1906; mailed from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Images
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