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Horsford's Acid Phosphate

Date: 1870 - 1890 | Identifier: LL02.
Advertisement for Horsford’s Acid Phosphate depicting a girl wearing a red and white striped blouse with a red and white hat. The heading states: Horsford's Acid Phosphate for mental and physical Exhaustion, Dyspepsia & c. The text at the bottom of the card reads: It Makes a Delicious Drink with water & sugar only. The reverse of the card states that Horsford’s Acid Phosphate also treats indigestion, headache, nervousness, hysteria, and night sweats of consumption. "This is a preparation of the phosphates of lime, magnesia, potash and iron with phosphoric acid" prepared according to the directions of Prof. E. N. Horsford, of Cambridge, Mass. Rumford Chemical Works, Providence, R.I. For sale by Wm. C. Gregory, Apothecary, Cor. School and Essex Streets, Marblehead. more...