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

EP001.01.076.01.03.044 (RS259064)

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." A portion of the right side of the card is missing. In the illustration a young boy wears a hat with a feather in colors of red, black, white and grey.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card : color illustration ; 5 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
5x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Buffalo History Museum, 2013.
GUSN
307260
Reference Code
EP001.01.076.01.03.044

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
boys
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Drugs
Patent medicines
Tonics (Medical preparations)
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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