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Trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate, Rumford Chemical Works, 58, 59, & 60 South Water Street, Providence, Rhode Island, undated

EP001.01.076.01.03.027 (RS139572)

Description

The product is for treating mental and physical exhaustion and dyspepsia. The text on the verso reads "Prepared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. Horsford of Cambridge, Mass." The card verso reads "Horsford's Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder and Horsford's Baking Powder are made of Prof. Horsford's Acid Phosphate in powdered form. Send for cook book." The product is sold by J.W. Stover, apothecary, corner Trenton & Brooks Streets, East Boston, Massachusetts.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 5 x 3 inches
Dimensions
5x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
258814
Reference Code
EP001.01.076.01.03.027

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
chemists (scientists)
drugstores
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Baking
Baking powder
Brooks Street (East Boston, Mass.)
Drugs
Patent medicines
Tonics (Medical preparations)
Trenton Street (East Boston, Mass.)
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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