Carter's Backache Plasters

Carter's Backache Plasters
Advertisement for Carter's Backache Plasters depicting a little girl and her grandfather. He is stooped and putting his hands to his back. The little girl is telling him: "Dran'Pa o'o' ought to put on one of Carter's Backache Plasters". The reverse of the card has the heading: "Back-Ache Quickly Cured By Carter's Smart Weed and Belladonna Back Ache Plasters". "These plasters contain Smart Weed and Belladonna ... gums, balsam ... for Weak or Lame Back, Back Ache, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Soreness of the Chest or Lungs, Asthma, Pleurisy, Kidney Troubles, Crick in the Back, Stiffness of the Joints." Price is 25 cents.
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trade cards
7cm x 11cm
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