Boschee's German Syrup and Green's August Flower


Title
Boschee's German Syrup and Green's August Flower
Description
Advertisement for two products, Boschee's German Syrup and Green's August Flower, depicting two pictures side-by-side. On the left is for Boschee's German Syrup showing a girl in a blue dress standing outside a split door with the top part open. A woman is handing the girl some chicken feed in a basket. The girl is feeding some chickens and chicks. The wording on the left side of the picture reads: Borschee's German Syrup for Coughs, Colds, and Consumption. On the right side, the picture is for Green's August Flower depicting a girl dressed in a brown dress with a blue sash and blue and brown hat. She is sitting in a swing surrounded by flowers, a stream and trees. The wording at the top is: August Flower for Dyspepsia and Liver Complaints. On the bottom lower left are the words: Annex: Green's Almanac. On the reverse of the card is a calender across the top with the date, 1883. The reverse of the card states that "Boschee's German Syrup has the largest sale of any medicine in the world, for the cure of Consumption, Bronchitis, Severe Colds, ... Pneumonia and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs ... Introduced in the U.S.A. in 1867, by distributing over 3,000,000 Sample Bottles free of charge." Samples, 10 cents and regular size 75 cents. "A large proportion of the American people are to-day dying from the effects of Dyspepsia." Try Green's August Flower. "Speedy relief is certain. Millions of bottles ... have been given away to try its virtue, with satisfactory results." Sample bottle is 10 cents. For sale by W.H. Ferris, General Store, Paris, N.Y.
Date
1883
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
12cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.35.06
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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