Horsford's Acid Phosphate


Title
Horsford's Acid Phosphate
Description
Advertisement for Horsford's Acid Phosphate depicting a picture titled "The Little Dancer" showing a young girl dressed in a pink dress and white mob cap. She is dancing while an old man is sitting in a chair and playing an accordion. The heading is: "Horsford's Acid Phosphate For Mental & Physical Exhaustion, Dyspepsia, &c." At the bottom is stated: "It Makes A Delicious Drink with water and sugar only." In tiny print at the very bottom is: Schumacher & Ettlinger, New York. The reverse of the card states that Horsford’s Acid Phosphate also treats indigestion, headache, nervousness, hysteria, and night sweats of consumption and "has also gained prominence as a useful agent to employ in cholera." It is prepared according to the directions of Prof. E. N. Horsford, of Cambridge, Mass. Rumford Chemical Works, Providence, R.I.
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
8cm x 11cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.71.01
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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