1875 Ad Antique Winchester's Hypophosphite Tonic Cure Medical Quackery Medicine

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This is an original 1875 black and white print ad for Winchester's Hypophosphite of Lime and Soda, a tonic and invigorator --"a prompt and radical cure for general debility, dyspepsia, indigestion, mental and nervous exhaustion, loss of strength, flesh, and appetite, and weakness of every description." Also for consumption, weak lungs, chronic coughs and all chest and throat diseases. From Winchester & Co., Chemists, 36 John Street, NYC.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 3 inches; 6 x 8 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 present a collection of antique in-text wood engravings and advertisements from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1875-1876. These engravings and ads provide an excellent historical record of people, places, and events important to mid-Victorian America. This collection includes not only medical quackery ads, but many images from the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The Exposition was a World's Fair held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

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