A Gallery of Ayer Advertising Cards
A look at some of Ayer's products through their advertising cards.
Ayer's Ague Cure. Warranted a speedy and certain cure for Fever and Ague, Intermittent, Remittent, and Bilious Fevers, and for all disorders peculiar to malarious, marshy and miasmatic districts.
Ayer's Cathartic Pills. Ayer's Pills are specially adapted to the needs of the Stomach, Liver and Bowels, whose derangements they prevent and cure. They are a sure remedy for Costiveness, Jaundice, Indigestion, Headache, Dizziness, transient attacks of Numbness, Biliousness, and all other diseases resulting from a disordered state of the Digestive Apparatus.
Note the private die stamp which is being pasted onto a tin by two of the cherubs.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. The date of Penn's treaty is in dispute, but it is universally admitted that Ayer's Cherry Pectoral prolongs and saves life, and therefore far exceeds in value anything Penn ever offered the natives in exchange for their lands. It rapidly cures Colds, Coughs, Sore Throat, Influenza, Quinsy, Laryngitis, Hoarseness, Bronchitis, Croup, Asthma and Catarrh.
Ayer's Hair Vigor. Restores gray hair to its original color, prevents baldness, preserves the hair and promotes its growth, cures dandruff and all diseases of the hair and scalp, and which forms, at the same time, a very superior and desirable dressing.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla produces rapid and complete cures of Scrofula, Erysipelas, Salt Rheum, Tetter, Scald Head, Ring Worm, Sores, Boils, Humors, Pimples, Ulcers, Tumors, Eruptions, and all scrofulous diseases and conditions.