Trade cards for George P. Farrington, druggist, 310 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., 1878

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1878

GUSN

GUSN-258554

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Description

In 1856 the pharmacist George P. Farrington purchased the Old Witch House in Salem, Massachusetts. The card promotes Dr. Norman's Foot Salve for curing corns, sore joints, bunions and chilblains. Farrington owns the formula and manufactures the product.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
drugstores
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

2 trade cards ; 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.076.01.01.022

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Murray P. Corse, 28 June 1937.

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683

Subjects

Patent medicines
Drugs
Essex Street (Salem, Mass.)

Description Level

Item