Pond's Extract

Pond's Extract
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.
Original Format
trade cards
11cm x 8cm
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Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
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Henry Rosenthal Apr 09 2016

I have an oil painting, identical in many respects to this trade card. The major difference is several more dogs and a man on a horse looking on from behind the tree on the right. Any connection?

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