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Vintage John Phillips & Co., Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage John Phillips & Co., Fixtures Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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Druggists' Fixtures, Show Cases, Etc.

...We have twenty eight years' experience in the manufacture of show cases, and have a reputation throughout the country of making the finest and best show cases in America. Five years since we entered into the manufacture of store fixtures, and now making a specialty of fitting up drug stores complete. 

John Phillips Co., Detroit, Mich....

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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.