1849 Ad Antique Dr. Soule's Oriental Sovereign Balm Pills Medical Quackery YOA1


This is an original 1849 black and white print ad for Dr. Soule's Oriental Balm or Pills from Dr. E. L. Soule & Co. -- a cure for a variety of conditions including spinal afflictions, scrofula, cough and consumption, dyspepsia, bleeding piles, asthma, etc. according to the testimonials listed in the ad. BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS.


This 165+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 6.5 inches; 6 x 17 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: Quack Medicine