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Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetable compound... : is a positive cure for all those painful complaints and weaknesses so common to our best female population / Lydia E. Pinkham.

  • Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company.
Date
[between 1880 and 1889?]
  • Ephemera

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Description

Late victorian chromolitho trade card advertising Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, Lydia E. Pinkham's Liver Pills and Lydia E. Pinkham's Blood Purifier. The card is one of a series. This one shows a young girl with blonde, curly hair in a red headress and indigo top with lace trimmings smiling and looking upwards and to her right against a yellow background. The Compound was supposed to cure ovarian troubles, inflammation, ulceration, falling and displacement of the womb... and is particularly adapted to the change of life... faintness, flatulency, destroys all cravings for stimulants... bloating, headaches, nervous prostration, general debility, depression and indigestion. The liver pills (laxative) cured constipation, biliousness and torpidity of the liver. The Blood purifier was supposed to cure scrofula, rheumatism, cancerous humour, erysipelas, canker, salt rheum and skin diseases, all of which were due to "impurities of the blood".

Publication/Creation

Lynn, Mass. : Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., [between 1880 and 1889?]

Physical description

1 sheet : color illustrations ; 10 cm

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

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    EPH339
  • Location Access
    Closed stores
    EPH339:9

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