1861 Ad Antique Dr. Giddings Tonic Cholera Dysentery Civil War Army Remedy NYN1


This is an original 1861 black and white print U. S. Civil War era ad directed to army officers and soldiers for Dr. Giddings' "celebrated Cholera, Diarrhea, and Dysentery Specific prepared from roots and herbs." Office at 291 Greenwich Street, New York City.


This 153+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x .75 inches; 6 x 2 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an unusual and rare collection of Civil War era wood engravings and advertising from the New York Illustrated News. This collection will be of interest to historians of the American Civil War and collectors of original Civil War memorabilia.