|Object Name||Card, Trade|
|Description||Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Illustration of a woman's face peering through a hole in a newspaper page with "articles" about Hood's Sarsaparilla; page is titled "HOOD'S LATEST" and has the date "1884". Printed on reverse: "Hood's Sarsaparilla / Is prepared in the most careful manner by men fully conversant / with all the details of practical pharmacy..."; it goes on to list the ingredients, the ailments it will cure, and testimonials. Inscription continues: "Purifies / the / Blood / Strengthens / the / System /... / 100 Doses One Dollar /..."|
|Acquisition||From Alice Austen|
|Ownership and History||This card is part of a collection of personal items that came to the Staten Island Historical Society from photographer Alice Austen in 1945.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
Austen, E. Alice
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.|
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