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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001686
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
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Accession Number
996001686
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Rumford Chemical Works (product)
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Chromolithography
Material
paper: black; pink; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // OUR PET // IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER AND SUGAR ONLY."; back: "Prepared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // Indigestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, Nervousness, Hysteria, Night Sweats of Consumption, etc. ...."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: slight stain along bottom middle from back and small piece of top paper from bottom right; back one spot where top paper has been lifted off surrounded by red and another with the red still attached (paper of some sort?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
Images
Less detail