Mitchell's Belladonna Plasters
Date: 1870 - 1890 |
Advertisement for Mitchell's Belladonna Plasters depicting a close-up of a long-haired girl wearing a hat with a peacock feather stuck in it. The reverse of the card shows a bust of a man in the upper left corner with a heading "Improved Perforated Belladonna Plasters, The Greatest Pain Alleviator Known." Used for "lame back, rheumatism, neuralgia, inflammation of kidneys, lung and throat affections, croup, ... female weakness". [Mitchell] "was the first person in the known world to originate the idea of combining Belladonna with Rubber." Price is 25 cents. more...