APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

$35.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: L15641

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

Black on white, 7.375 x 5.5”. Exhibits slight yellowing. Else VG plus. Text:

“INSECT POWDER./ FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF INSECTS, ANTS, ROACHES, WATER BUGS, GARDEN WORMS, & C/ FOR SALE BY THOMAS HOLLIS/ CHEMIST AND APOTHECARY/ NO. 23 UNION STREET, BOSTON/ OLD STAND—SIGN OF THE GOLDEN MORTAR.”

Thomas Hollis, 1802-1875, was a well known Boston apothecary who, operating out of No. 23 Union Street,  did flourishing trade selling various powders and health elixirs and lotions from the 1840s through the Civil War era. Interesting piece for Boston antiquarians and 21st century apothecary  collectors. In protective sleeve.  [JP]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

THANK YOU!

Inquire »

Inquire About APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

should be empty

featured item

FRAMED SILK CAVALRY GUIDON WITH INTERESTING VERBAL HISTORY

The guidon is housed in a modern gold wood frame that meas. approx. 46.50 X 24.25 inches The guidon is laid against a cream backing that really allows the guidon to stand out. Overall about 65% to 70% of the flag remains. Silk does not age well and… (846-105). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

30
Jun

The Gettysburg Show scheduled for June has been postponed until Sept. 25th - 27th. Learn More »