Horsford's Acid Phosphate For Indigestion, Nervousness, Physcial & Mental Exhaustion & C.
The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a little girl wearing a brown hat and green dress as she carries a bouquet of roses. The title "Horsford's Acid Phosphate For Indigestion, Nervousness, Physical & Mental Exhaustion & C" is written above and below the illustration in brown lettering. The back panel contains a blue container of Acid Phosphate with the phrase "A Tonic For The Weak and Debilitated" written above and below the container in red lettering. The two inside panels are made up of a list of sicknesses that Horsford's Acid Phosphate can be used for. The sicknesses include indigestion, nervousness, dyspepsia, exhaustion, headache, tired brain, abuse of alcohol, weakened energy, sleeplessness, seasickness, night sweats, and the effects of tobacco. All sicknesses are written in red lettering and the Acid Phosphate solution is written in green lettering. At the bottom, the phrase "Beware of Imitations" is stated in red lettering.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Brand Name: Horsford's Acid Phosphate
Publisher: Rumford Chemical Works (Providence, R.I.)
15.2 x 7.3 cm
Key term: Patent Medicines
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: Horsford's Acid Phosphate For Indigestion, Nervousness, Physcial & Mental Exhaustion & C.. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=7665