Date: 1870 - 1890 |
Advertisement for Ridge's Food depicting an infirm grandfatherly man sitting in a green chair and holding a spoon. A young woman is kneeling beside the chair and holding a tray with a bowl of hot food. On the other side of the chair is a cloth-covered table with a can of Ridge's Food. Behind the young woman is a young boy resting in a red chair. The reverse of the card states that Ridges Food is good for dyspeptics, nursing mothers, travelers, and for summer complaints including dysentery, diarrhea, and cholera. It comes in cans for 35 cents, 65 cents, $1.25, and $1.75. Woolrich Co. more...