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trade card, Ayer's Sarsaparilla purifies the blood
  • United States
  • trade card, Ayer's Sarsaparilla purifies the blood, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 68 x 132 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 11/16 x 5 3/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8027

A woman wearing a pink dress reclines in a chair next to a small table outdoors. A woman in a blue dress stands next to her. Children play on the ground with a dog nearby. Text in the top right corner of the card reads “Ayer’s Sarsaparilla Purifies the blood, Stimulates the Vital Functions, restores and preserves Health, and infuses New Life and Vigor throughout the whole System. Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass, USA.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product. The heading is “A Real Blessing.”