1917 Ad Nujol Remedy Constipation McCarthy Illustration - ORIGINAL TIN2


This is an original 1917 black and white print ad for Nujol a remedy to relieve constipation by the Standard Oil Company located in Bayonne, New Jersey. This ad is illustrated by McCarthy.


This 94+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 7.5 inches; 12 x 19 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)

Nujol. Nujol is a remedy to relieve constipation by the Standard Oil Company. It was created by William Avery Rockefeller, he claimed this herbal remedy would cure all forms of cancer that were not already terminal. He promoted himself as "William Rockefeller, the Celebrated Cancer Specialist." This cure was very expensive, an average of two months net pay for the American and it was only a laxative mixed with petroleum. William Rockefeller spent a lifetime fleeing charges including, rape, swindling and horse stealing. He changed his name to Dr. William Levingston to evade capture. He was the start of the Rockefeller dynasty that is well known today.

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This piece was illustrated by McCarthy. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: health, tonic, remedy Vintage Advertising

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