1870 Ad Nature's Hair Restorative Proctor Brothers Gloucester MA Quackery YPM3


This is an original 1870 black and white print ad for Nature's Hair Restorative, Dr. G. Smith, Patentee, Groten Junction, MA, prepared by Proctor Brothers, Gloucester, MA.

Please note the size of this ad.


This 143+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. 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 2.5 x 4 inches; 6 x 10 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 a collection of hand-colored steel engraved Victorian fashion plates, plus ads, articles, and steel and wood engravings on topics dear to the Victorian heart. Dating from 1870 this collection provides an authentic look at women's and children's fashions in the later Victorian period. These plates and prints are certain to be of interest to costume historians and designers, as well as 21st century fashionistas.

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