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

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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.

CONDITION

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

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