Date: 1870 - 1890 |
Advertisement for Parker's Tonic depicting the face of a lovely woman wearing a red and tan bonnet. The words at the bottom are: "It is astonishing how speedily Parker's Tonic restored my health. I can't remember ever feeling so well, and I am perfectly delighted to realize that all my pains, weariness and melancholy have left me. Mrs. A.M.H. Chicago, Ill." In tiny print below the picture is: Wemple & Co., New York. The reverse of the card states that Parker's Hair Balsam restores color, stops the falling of hair and prevent dandruff. Sells for 50 cents and $1.00. Parker's Tonic is a "Perfect and Superlative Health Restorative." It is a cure for coughs, consumption, asthma, colds, bronchitis, heart troubles, female weakness, indigestion, diarrhea, dysentery, rheumatism, malaria, colic and stomach, liver, and kidney diseases. Testimonial included. Large bottles are $1.00. Hindercorns relieves corns, bunions, warts, and callouses. Price is 15 cents. Hiscox & Co., 163 Williams Street, New York. more...