Hood's Sarsaparilla Proverbs Calendar -- 1900

Lowell, Mass. C. I. Hood & Co., 1899. 1 die-cut card with a chromolithographed illustration of two little girls on the front, with "Hood's Sarsaparilla Calendar" and "1900" on their night caps. Stapled to their dresses is the calendar for 1900, which includes proverbs and advertisements for Hood's Sarsaparilla. The back contains astrological information for 1900, and an attached piece of card to make an easel to stand the calendar up. Attached to the last page of the calendar is a small piece reading: "Presented by E. M. Gingrich, Reading, Pa." E. M. Gingrich was a druggist in Reading, Pa. In 1896 he held the drug contract for the Berks County poorhouse. In 1898, his drug store was slightly damaged by an explosion of chemicals. Hood's Sarsaparilla was founded in 1875 by Charles Ira Hood and became one of the largest patent medicine companies in the United States. In Very Good+ Condition: minor loss at lower edge of one little girl's dress; the feet and other lower edge are slightly creased; easel stand is intact and unused; image is clean and bright; calendar is complete. Very Good +. Item #006859

Price: $45.00

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