Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil


Title
Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil
Description
The front of this card depicts a young blonde, barefooted woman, wearing a flowing white dress and holding a long leafy branch in each hand. The words "Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil" display on the top left-hand side of the card and further down on the right-hand side it says "An Ointment For the People". The reverse of the card states "Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil They Say!!! Is the triumph of scientific Medicine. It is an Ointment and Liniment combined. Is antiseptic and anti-microbic." It cures hemorrhoids, burns, wounds, bruises, ulcers, sores, chapped skin, corns, bunions, stings of insects, and sunburns. The ointment comes in three sizes: 25 cents, 50 cents, and one dollar. For sale by Washburn and Seymour, Chatham, NY. Stamped across the back is "Cornout Cures Corns ... Washburn & Seymour".
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
7cm x 12cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.44.02
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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