Liverpool, J.
1880

Quackery trade card Charlestown map Dr. J. Liverpool, Great Indian Herb Doctor

The Wonder of the World Dr. J. Liverpool, The Great Indian Herb Doctor, 81 Green Street Boston

DESCRIPTION: Exceedingly rare and desirable trade card, in the form of a fan, ca. 1880 for Dr. J. Liverpool "The Great Indian Herb Doctor" with a map of Charlestown, Mass. - "Official Plan Battle of Bunker Hill" on verso. An advertisement for quack cures and treatments.

No other example found anywhere on this planet.

Advertising trade card in the form of a octagonal fan, mounted to a handle.

Recto:

"The Wonder of the World Dr. J. Liverpool Office and Laboratory 81 Green Street Boston, Mass.

Where he may be consulted daily free of charge.

Office hours 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the benefit of the laboring class.

All chronic diseases treated with nature's own remedies, ROOTS, HERBS, BARKS
Use no more poisonous drugs.

GO AT ONCE AND SEE HIM!

Delays are Dangerous.

Your disease may be curable to-day - not tomorrow - therefore do not delay. He has cured thousands where others have failed."

Verso:

"Official Plan Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Manufactured and Printed by L.F. Lawrence & Co.

161 & 171 Devonshire and 30 & 32 Arch Streets, BOSTON."


Note: Dr. Liverpool's address at 81 Green Street, Charlestown, Mass, was one block from Bunker Hill Street and four blocks from the Bunker Hill Monument. Newspaper advertisements in 1882 for Dr. J. Liverpool recorded his address as 833 Tremont Street.

CREATOR: Liverpool, J.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1880

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Boston Harbor

CONDITION: Very good.  Card stock. Wooden handle. Brass rivets. Clean, corners sharp.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 8 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 300

PRICE: $2500

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