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1918 Ad Nujol Constipation Cure Girl Standard Oil NJ - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING RCM1

1918 Ad Nujol Constipation Cure Girl Standard Oil NJ - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING RCM1

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This is an original 1918 black and white print ad for Nujol, the constipation cure, a product by the Standard Oil Company in New Jersey.

CONDITION

This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some bleed through on this ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 10 inches; 17 x 25 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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Keywords specific to this image: Regular as Clockwork, WWI, World War I Vintage Advertising

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