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Trade card for Ayer's Hair Vigor, prepared by Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., undated

EP001.01.076.01.05.025 (RS140183)

Description

A little girl dips her grandmother's false curls in an ink well in the card image. The card verso text describes the benefits of Ayer's Hair Vigor.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 3/4 x 3 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2007.
GUSN
259331
Reference Code
EP001.01.076.01.05.025

Record details

Originator
Ayer, J. C. (James Cook), 1819-1878 (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
hair
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Drugs
Patent medicines
Toilet preparations
Places
Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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