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trade card, Ayer's Sarsaparilla gives health and sunny hours
  • United States
  • trade card, Ayer's Sarsaparilla gives health and sunny hours, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 133.5 x 70 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8026
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Description

A woman wearing a pink dress with yellow ribbons holds carries a child sitting on her shoulder. They are walking through a grassy area. Text on the bottom reads “Ayer’s Sarsaparilla Gives Health and Sunny Hours.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product. It can be used to cure scrofula and all scrofulous, mercurial, and blood disorders. It is prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co. of Lowell, Mass. (Massachusetts).