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Catalog Number 1973.28.13
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Advertising Card, 'Elephant' Clothing Store, Wm. Rutherford & Co.
Date Circa 1890
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1895
Description Advertising Card; On one side is black printed text on a white paper card: "ELEPHANT, THE GREAT ONE PRICE CASH CLOTHING STORE, NO.31 LOWER WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH. / ALL GOODS MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. WM. RUTHERFORD & CO. / A full assortment of Gents' Furnishings and Hats."
On reverse side is a cartoon of a man in a frock cat and high collared white shirt and white pants. His top hat is sitting on the floor. He is bending over toward a woman who is sitting a red chair with her feet on a footstool. She is wrapped in a blanket with a white scarf around her neck. In the upper left corner is printed: ""AND HE WHISPERED IN HER EAR SOMETHING SWEET FOR HER TO HEAR. SAID HE, "TRY GARGLING OIL!" In the lower right corner of cartoon is printed: "The Courier Lith. Co. Buffalo N.Y." Under the cartoon is printed: "FIRST INTRODUCED, 1833 // MERCHANT'S GARGLING OIL is the standard Liniment of the United States, and is good for Burns, Scalds, Rheumatism, Flesh Wounds, Sprains, Bruises, Lame Back, Hemorrhoids or Piles, Toothache, Sore Throat,, Chilblains, Chapped Hands, and many other diseases incident to man and beast. Yellow wrapper for animal, and white for human flesh. / Manufactured at Lockport, N.Y. by M. G. O. Co. and sold by all druggists. JOHN HODGE, SEC'Y / OVER".
Search Terms Elephant Clothing Store
Rutherford (William) and Company
Wyndham Street
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
COMMERCIAL - CLOTHING
COSTUME - MALE
Dimensions 13 x 8.0 cm. - L x W