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Trade cards for George P. Farrington, druggist, 310 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., 1878

Item Information

Title:
Trade cards for George P. Farrington, druggist, 310 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., 1878
Description:
In 1856 the pharmacist George P. Farrington purchased the Old Witch House in Salem, Massachusetts. The card promotes Dr. Norman's Foot Salve for curing corns, sore joints, bunions and chilblains. Farrington owns the formula and manufactures the product.
Date:
1878
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
people in health and medicine
pharmacists
drugstores
Patent medicines
Drugs
Essex Street (Salem, Mass.)
Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Salem
Extent:
2 trade cards ; 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Murray P. Corse, 28 June 1937.
Identifier:
258554
Call #:
EP001.01.076.01.01.022