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Lactart Acid of Milk

Date: 1884 - 1884 | Identifier: LL02.
Advertisement for Lactart Acid of Milk depicting a pastoral scene of a milkmaid carrying a pail of milk on her head. She is stepping down on stones to a path leading away from the cow pasture. The caption is: Lactart Acid of Milk. The wording on the stones and path is: A Pure Vegetable Acid For Household Uses, Avery Lactate Co., Boston, Mass., U.S.A. In tiny print on the bottom left is: Copyright 1884; and on the bottom right is: Donaldson Brothers, N.Y. The reverse of the card has the heading: "Lactart (Acid of Milk) The New Acid Beverage and Tonic. Endorsed by the Highest Medical Authority." It is useful in dyspepsia, nervous depression, headache, stomach disorders, cholera, sunstroke, fevers, colds, coughs, croup, seasickness, and urinary difficulties. more...