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Vintage Liquid Carbonic Acid M'F'G Co., (ca. 1892): A vintage Liquid Carbonic Acid Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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Now is the time to order

...If a wide-awake Druggists will place his order for our charging apparatus and our chemically pure liquid carbonic acid with the thermometer at 33 below zero, what ought you do? Just figure it out and don't get left this season, but place your order at once with the

Liquid Carbonic Acid M'F'G Co., 437-445 Illinois St., Chicago, Ill. ...

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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.