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Vintage Gillam's Sons Co. Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Gillam's Sons Co. Lithographers Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette


Gillam's Sons Co.

..."Lost" a large increase of business by buying cheap and unattractive labels, etc. A reward will be given for return of said lost. Found! Have found a large increase and profitable business by using a full line of Gillam's Sons Co.

Gilliam's Sons Co., Philadelphia, PA. ...

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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.