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Pond's Extract

Date: 1870 - 1890 | Identifier: 12.1.68.9
The front of the card depicts a young boy dressed in a red suit, blue stockings, and white collar and cuffs, riding a black Shetland pony thru the woodlands, with a large brown and white dog trotting by his side. The dog is carrying in his mouth, a basket containing a box and some vegetables. The words "Pond's Extract" display in the air behind the pony and additional words "The Vegetable Pain Destroyer" display near their feet. At the top of the card it says "Chas H. Naffz, Drugs, 109 King Street, Madison, Wisconsin" and "Sold Only in Bottles With Buff Wrappers" along with "What's On The Back" displayed at the bottom. The reverse of the card states "Pond's Extract, Sold Only in Bottles with Buff Wrappers", Every mother should have it. Invaluable for Sprains, Burns, Scalds, Bruises, Soreness, Rheumatism, Boils, Ulcers, Old Sores, Toothache, Headache, Sore Throat, Asthma, Hoarseness, Neuralgia, Catarrh and etc." The Learned and Eminent Scholar, Andrew D. White, President of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York writes a testimonial. more...
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