Trade card for Ayer's Sarsaparilla, Dr. J.C. Ayer & Company, Lowell, Mass., undated

Description

Ayer's Sarsaparilla, a patent medicine for "health and sunny hours," is described on the card verso. The card features a woman wearing a Victorian period pink dress and carrying a small boy on her shoulder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mothers
medicine
boys
families
advertising
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
trade cards (advertising)
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000656
AccessID 891
Other identifier HNEDID-000656

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 x 2 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.076.02.01.001

Image Dimensions

5 x 2 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Ayer, J. C. (James Cook), 1819-1878 (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
advertisements

Subjects

Patent medicines
Sarsaparilla
Tonics (Medical preparations)
Drugs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Medicines: Sarsaparilla