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Vintage Wilmot Castle & Co., Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Wilmot Castle & Co., Sterilizing Milk Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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Is is important

...That every Druggists in the United States be fully posted on the best method of Sterilizing Milk. Not from the sterilizer manufacturers' standpoint, but from the physicians'. We will send free to any Druggist on application, three articles on the subject, by eminent New York Physicians.

Wilmot Castle & Co., Rochester, N.Y. ...

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Promotional trading cards of all types were popular during the Victorian era (soap, tonics, sewing machines, shirts, hats, etc.), and patent medicines were no exception. People would collect and trade these trading cards. Manufactures of patent medicines would design and print these cards, then provide them as promotional giveaways to the drug stores that carried their patent medicines. Many cards have survived and the artwork in many cases is magnificent. 

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