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Trade card for Farrington & Luscom, pharmacists, 310 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., 1878

EP001.01.075.03.01.023 (RS139164)

Description

In 1856 the pharmacist George P. Farrington purchased the Old Witch House in Salem, Massachusetts. The card promotes Dr. Norman's Foot Salve for curing corns, sore joints, bunions and chilblains. Farrington owns the formula and manufactures the product.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1878
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 4 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
258511
Reference Code
EP001.01.075.03.01.023

Record details

Other People
Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
drugstores
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Drugs
Essex Street (Salem, Mass.)
Patent medicines
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Witch House (Salem, Mass.)

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