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Ayer's Pills

Date: 1870 - 1890 | Identifier: LL02.
Advertisement for Ayer's Pills showing two soldiers fighting. The soldier on a white horse and wearing a red coat, blue pants and holding a red, white and blue Ayer’s Pill flag in the air, overpowers the other soldier on the brown horse. The text at the bottom of the card reads “The Fight For The Standard.” The reverse of the card promotes Ayer’s Pills as the only standard in cathartic medicine, that cure constipation, indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn and disorders of the liver. Ayer's Pills are the best remedy for gout, dropsy, and kidney complaints. They are made of vegetable ingredients and are sugar-coated. Ayer's Pills come packaged in wooden boxes. In hot, damp climates, the pills come in sealed glass vials. more...