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Drug advertising ephemera. Box 81.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes: California Syrup of Figs (constipation, laxative), Milk of Magnesia Tablets (antacid, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, constipation), Pyridium (nocturia, tenesmus, painful and frequent urination), satirical Christmas card showing a prescription from Quack and Co., Quakor Oil (diseases of the mucous membranes), Rackham's Tonic Compound and Liver Pills (dyspepsia, indigestion), Rackham's Cough Pills (cough, colds, bronchitis, influenza, asthma), Rackham's Soluble Rheumatic and Gout Pills (gout, lumbago, rheumatic fever, sciatica), Nerve Pills (head and tooth pains, neuralgia), Radiochemical Centre's Testosterone 1,2,6,7, Glyco-1-C14) cholic acid, High specific activity carbon-14 labelled steroids, Gingivit Raschig (gingivitis, stomatitis), Radiol Chemicals' Radian-B, Nucta shampoo (James Woolley, Sons & Co.), Reade's Express Powders (headache, influenza, chills, neuralgia, rheumatism), Indian Cerate, Vapomenth Pastilles (chest, lungs, nasal passages), Gaviscon (heartburn , gastric reflux, flatulence), Lemsip, Lemsip Night-Time, Lemsip Power+ (colds, influenza, coughs), Nurofen Express (analgesic), Percutol (angina : transdermal cream), Codis (aspirin with codeine for low back pain), Children's Bronchitis & Cough Mixture (cough, bronchitis). Red Cross Drug Stores, Fulham), Endomin (anaemia), Entacarb (antacid, dyspepsia), Tonicine (gonadal tonic), Digistrophan (digitalis-strophantus cardiac stimulant), Gelonida Aluminii subacetici (antispetic aperient for constipation, urticaria, gonorrhoea, cystitis, typhoid, ulceration), Pyrenol (influenza, bronchitis, pneumonia, pertussis, asthma), Rexall range of products (1967), Reynold's Specific for the Gout or Rheumatism (Reading, 1815), Phenergan (Hay fever), Rovamycin (spiramycin - gonorrhoea), Syndol (tension headache), Zermopac heat therapy device (Rheuma Spa Limited., 1954), Richard Krüger's (of Leipzig) Krügerol (for catarrh : poster stamps, ca. 1910).

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1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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