Date: 1870 - 1890 |
Advertisement for Ayer's Sarsaparilla depicting a scene titled: "The Discovery of America". To the left side of the picture are five men on a ship with one pointing toward land whom is probably Christopher Columbus. There is a sign on the land with Ayer's Sarsaparilla written on it. Shades of brown are used in the picture. The reverse of the card states that Ayer's Sarsaparilla is a "Compound Concentrated Extract composed of the Sarsaparilla-root of the tropics, Stillingia, Yellow Dock, Mandrake, and other roots ... are chemically united in Ayer's Sarsaparilla with the Iodide of Potassium and Iron, forming by far the most economical and reliable blood-purifying medicine that can be used." It will dislodge Scrofula from you system. Prepared by Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass. more...