Rough On Rats
Date: 1870 - 1890 |
Advertisement for Rough On Rats depicting a black silhouette type picture. From right to left is a woman, man, child, dog, and cat all chasing a mouse. A table is toppling over and a baby in a highchair is on the floor. In a caption box are the words: "All this trouble might have been avoided by the use of one fifteen cent box of "Rough On Rats." Clears out rats, mice, flies, bed-bugs, ants, roaches, mosquitoes, &c." In very tiny print at the bottom is: Evening Journal, Jersey City. The reverse of the card also states that "Rough On Rats" clears out skunk and weasel. Other products include Wells' May Apple Pills (for liver), Wells' Health Renewer (for impotence, leanness, nervous weakness, dyspepsia, kidney or liver trouble, consumption) and Chapin's Buchu-Paiba (for catarrh of the bladder). E.S. Wells, Manufacturer and Proprietor, Jersey City, N.J. more...