Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam


Title
Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam
Description
Advertisement for Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam depicting two older ladies sitting facing each other with a table between them. A bottle of medicine and a glass is on the table. The saying on the right side of the card is: "I want you to remember Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam is the best remedy for Bowel Complaints." Along the left side of the card is a puzzle sentence: "The Cat has lost her Kitten. Find it." The reverse of the card states that "For 50 years Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam Has stood unrivaled as a remedy For the Cure of Bowel Complaints." It also cures diarrhea, dysentery, cholera morbus, cholera infantum, and is good for children teething. Gilman Brothers, Proprietors, Boston, Mass. (Outside sources indicate that the rights to Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam was sold by Dr. Seth Arnold Medical Co. to Gilman Bros. in 1868.)
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
12cm x 8cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.37.02
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
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Skip Nov 16 2017

Found a small clear glass bottle in my back yardwriting on the bottle on 3 sides of the bottle1. Gilman Bros2.Balsam3. Dr.Seth Arnolds

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