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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-258814

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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." The card verso reads "Horsford's Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder and Horsford's Baking Powder are made of Prof. Horsford's Acid Phosphate in powdered form. Send for cook book." The product is sold by J.W. Stover, apothecary, corner Trenton & Brooks Streets, East Boston, Massachusetts.

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Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.076.01.03.027

Image Dimensions

5 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Patent medicines
Tonics (Medical preparations)
Drugs
Baking
Baking powder
Trenton Street (East Boston, Mass.)
Brooks Street (East Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item