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Title Trade or advertising card: Dr. Miller's Family Medicine, Depot, 236 Garden St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1883.
Object Name Card, Trade
Catalog Number 2015.008.0006
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Trade or advertising card: Dr. Miller's Family Medicine, Depot, 236 (old number) Garden St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1883.

Chromolithographed card, 2-13/16" high x 4-1/16" wide, imprinted with black type on front; back all in black type. Color artwork depicts a bird's nest with four eggs surrounded by flowers.

A patent medicine, "The Approved Remedy for Stomach and Throat Diseases." The label for the product was registered with the U.S. Commissioner of Patents on June 12, 1883 by an August Werdmüller [Werdmuller] of Hoboken. Apparently he adopted an anglicized name for naming the product that would sound authoritative and reassuring.

The 236 Garden Street number is an old one - modern number 530.

Back has additional imprinting of a location where it was for sale: Hall & Ruckel, 218-220 Greenwich St., New York Agents.

Price 50c[cents] a bottle, Extra Large Size, $1.00.
People Werdmuller, August
Date 1883-1890
Year Range from 1883
Year Range to 1890
Search Terms 236 Garden St. (old number)
530 Garden St.
Caption front
Imagefile 324\20150080006.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Manufacturing
Advertising
Medical