Trade cards for medicines featuring weather and medicine signals for daily reference, J.C. Ayer and Company, Lowell, Mass., 1886

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1886

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Medicines

GUSN

GUSN-195538

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Description

Trade card for medicinal tonics made by J.C. Ayer and Company. The card depicts bottles and compacts of medicines dancing around a globe. Weather and medicine signals surround the globe and offer tips for daily reference.

Details

Descriptive Terms

weather
flags
globes (cartographic spheres)
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
advertising
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
trade cards (advertising)
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000649
AccessID 884
Other identifier HNEDID-000649

Physical Description

3 trade cards ; 3 x 5 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.076.01.01.005

Date Notes

1866

Image Dimensions

3 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co. (Lowell, Mass.) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
advertisements

Other Organizations

Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co.

Subjects

Patent medicines
Tonics (Medical preparations)
Drugs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Medicines