Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Young Boy, Handsome Set [Burdock Blood Bitters]


On the cover a young boy wearing blue dress with fluted white collar as he sits on stool and holds bottle of Burdock Blood Bitters. On the back, text reads, "Handsome set of cards sent free on receipt of 3 ct. stamp, by Foster, Milburn & Co., Buffalo, N.Y.", followed by a promo discouraging certain activities if reader has any of the disorders that Burdock Blood Bitters can cure. The card is stamped on the bottom in red ink with, "Sold by Frank S. Keet Druggist, 488 Market St., Harrisburg. Pa."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Burdock Blood Bitters

Publisher: Foster, Milbrun & Co., (Buffalo, N.Y.)

1901 (ca.)

12.0 x 8.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Patent Medicines

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Young Boy, Handsome Set [Burdock Blood Bitters]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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