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Dates
1879
circa 1879
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
circa 1879
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
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.402, .673, .674; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.402
Images
Less detail
Dates
1879
circa 1879
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 as in 996.001 .672, but now there are three ducks -- two on land, and a frog hopping in the water; back: same as in 996.001.672
  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 as in 996.001
.672, but now there are three ducks -- two on land, and a frog hopping in the water; back: same as
in 996.001.672
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
circa 1879
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
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.402, .672, .674; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.402
Images
Less detail
Dates
1879
circa 1879
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001674
Description
Light cardboard trade card (chromolithograph), smaller than a postcard, for Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid; colour on the front, depicting three chubby birds, a rose, and an assortment of leaves; back: tan with dark brown lettering telling of uses and cost
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001674
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Light cardboard trade card (chromolithograph), smaller than a postcard, for Dr. Grosvenor's
Liveraid; colour on the front, depicting three chubby birds, a rose, and an assortment of
leaves; back: tan with dark brown lettering telling of uses and cost
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
circa 1879
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: green; blue; yellow; brown; pink
Inscriptions
Front reads, "DR. GROSVENOR'S // LIVERAID // THE // WONDERFUL . LIVER . REMEDY // SMALL DOSES,
PROMPT EFFECT"; back: claims to cure only liver or stomach trouble (includes malaria, rheumatism)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.6 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front: slight age/sun discolouration; a pencil mark near the lettering; some slight staining;
back: quite age/sun discoloured; some white paper stuck in the upper right area, and several
stains in various places on the card
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.402, .672, .673; CD #8
Research Facts
Exact card found in Hechtlinger, p. 219
Images
Less detail