1860 Ad Dr Cornelius L Cheeseman Pills Female Menstruation Medical Quackery YOA1


This is an original 1860 black and white print ad for Dr. Cheesman's Pills, prepared by Cornelius L. Cheeseman, M.D. of New York City. Note the warning that taking the pills during pregnancy will result in miscarriage.


This 154+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a light wrinkle from the top left corner to the right margin.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 3.5 inches; 6 x 9 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: Antique Advertising, Quack Medicine