1891 Ad Baby Exercise Machine Health Fitness Wilder Salem MA Delight YYC1


This is an original 1891 black and white print ad for an exercise machine for babies that was made by the Wilder Manufacturing Company during the Victorian era in an effort to stem the epidemic of childhood obesity.

Please note the size of this ad.


This 121+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 1.5 inches; 6 x 4 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Child, Infant, Physical, Equipment, Walking, Toddler, Antique, Device, Massachusetts, Manufacturing, Company