Ayer's Pills


Title
Ayer's Pills
Description
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.
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
6cm x 12cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.23.13
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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