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Vintage Tufts' Siberian The Arlington (ca. 1892): A vintage Tufts' Siberian Soda Fountain Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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Tufts' Siberian The Arlington

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Few apparatus have ever been made of greater magnificence than the Arlington. This was the finest fountain of the lot displayed at the Mechanics' Fair in the fall of 1890, for which the only silver medal, the highest award, was granted.

James W. Tufts, 33 Bowker Street, Boston, Mass. ...

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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. 

As a complimentary service, RXinsider provides FREE, high-resolution downloads of many vintage pharmacy ads and imagery. Simply complete the form on the following webpage, and you will be presented with a download button to download the files for printing and framing in a .zip file.