1886 Ad Tutt's Pills Hair Dye Liver Remedy Medical Quackery Quack Medicine YOA1


This is an original 1886 black and white print ad for Tutt's Pills and Tutt's Hair Dye. Tutt's Pills were used to treat "symptoms of a torpid liver -- loss of appetite, nausea, bowels costive, pain in the head, with a dull sensation in the back part. Pain under the shoulder blade, fullness after eating with a disinclination to exertion of body or mind, irritability of temper, low spirits, loss of memory, with a feeling of having neglected some duty, weariness, dizziness, fluttering of the heart, dots before the eyes, yellow skin, headache, restlessness at night, highly colored urine."


This 128+ 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 x 5 inches; 5 x 13 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)

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