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Trade cards for Burdock Blood Bitters, made by T. Millburn Drug Company, Buffalo, New York, undated

EP001.01.076.01.01.004 (RS648)

Description

The trade card features a wolf making off with a pig. Another pig looks out from a pigsty at the scene. It seems to be a rendition of the Three Little Pigs story. "Burdock Blood Bitters" was a tonic made from burdock root and claimed to purify the blood and cure many other ailments (digestive, etc.).

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
2 trade cards ; 4 3/4 x 3 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000648
AccessID: 883
Other identifier: HNEDID-000648
GUSN
195537
Reference Code
EP001.01.076.01.01.004

Record details

Other Organizations
T. Millburn Drug Company (Ontario, Canada)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
Material Type
advertisements
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Drugs
Patent medicines
Pig
Places
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Medicines

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