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Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid trade card

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Dates
1879
circa 1879
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001402
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
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Accession Number
996001402
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. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before)
Maker
Bufford (card)
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
circa 1879
Date Remarks
Copyright date cut off, but 996.001.674 is identical
Material
paper: yellow; brown; green; blue; 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 A
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 6.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front - very good except for small line running through the words where the paper has worn
away; back - the three corners have had some cardboard removed, looks like tape or putty caused
it when they were removed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Great Patent Medicine Era" by Adelaide Hechtlinger, p. 219; see 996.001.672, .673, .674; CD #8
Research Facts
Exact card found in Hechtlinger, p. 219
Images
Less detail