Schenck’s Mandrake Pills


Title
Schenck’s Mandrake Pills
Description
The front of the card depicts an autumn leaf changing from green to yellow, red, and brown with a Schenck’s card under it. The card reads “Schenck’s Mandrake Pills for all Bilious Complaints.” The reverse of the card publicizes three different Schenck’s products: Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup, Schenck's Seaweed Tonic, and Schneck's Mandrake Pills. Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup is the best cure for consumption and whooping cough, and for symptoms of the common cold like coughs, sore throat and hoarseness. Schenck's Seaweed Tonic treats dyspepsia and debility by mixing with the gastric juices aiding digestion. Finally Schenck's Mandrake Pills treat indigestion, headache, and diseases of the liver and stomach. All Dr. Schenck’s medicines were sold by Joel S. Drake, Dry Goods, Groceries, Crockery, in Easton, Mass.
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
6cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.45.04
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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