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Natures Remedy Tablets [business postcard]

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001568
Description
Used thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
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Accession Number
996001568
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith's Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postmarked and dated
Material
paper: green
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
Front: "Nature's Remedy // NR - TABLETS - NR // Better than // Pills // for Liver Ills // Take one tonight // you'll feel better // in the morning // J. A. McAuley Esq, // Malagawatch, // N.S."; back: "Smith's Falls, Ont. 1910 // Dear Sir - / // It is surprising how business has picked up since // we put our remedies on the price restrictive plan. The // trade is taking very much more interest in N.R. now than // it did previously ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight sun/age discolouration around the edges; pencil used to cross out town and write "S.S.R. Denis"; top left back has an outline of two joined stamps; top edge is rough
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
company also active in 1922
Images
Less detail
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001856
Description
Used paper postcard to Sr. Louis G. Ruben in Cuba from a Dr. Santonio(?) advertising Scott's Emulsion (written in Spanish).
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Accession Number
996001856
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used paper postcard to Sr. Louis G. Ruben in Cuba from a Dr. Santonio(?) advertising Scott's Emulsion (written in Spanish).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Cuba
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Postmarked Mar. 12, 1929
Material
paper: green; blue; black
Inscriptions
"Tarjeta Postal // REPUBLICA DE CUBA // Sr. LOUIS G. RUBEN, // Aguiar 116, // HABANA, CUBA"; back: "Muy Sr. Mio: Sirvase remitirme muestras de Emulsion de Scott ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; front: some ink stains; back: ink postmarks over writing; pencil scribbles and stained blue ink spot
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail