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1876 Ad Opium Antidote Dr. S B Collins Drug Addiction Cure Testimonials Quackery

1876 Ad Opium Antidote Dr. S B Collins Drug Addiction Cure Testimonials Quackery

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This is an original 1876 black and white print ad for Dr. S. B. Collins' Painless Opium Antidote, discovered in 1868. The ad includes numerous testimonials from former opium users.

CONDITION

This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. 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 7.75 inches; 6 x 20 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.

Keywords specific to this image: Antique Advertising, Medical Quackery

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