Pharmacy Market BUZZ

Market News, Products, Services, and Trends

Vintage Leo. Bernard & Co., Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Leo. Bernard & Co., Natural Perfumes Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

natural perfumes .png

Natural Perfumes

...For a number of years, Chemists and Distillers, interested in the manufacturing of raw material for Perfumery, have devoted considerable time and attention to discovering a more favorable process than the one now in vogue by which to extract the fresh odor of flowers and so enable perfumers to accomplish the same results now achieved by what is commonly known as the "Washing of Pomades"

Leo. Bernard & Co., 228 Pearl Street New York...

Today's Posts

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.