A discussion of the letter testimonials,
and their authenticity, of the Pinkham company (in a discussion of a Pursettes
ad with a letter testimonial)
See two letters to MUM about the ingredients
of her Compound, and one about the lyrics of an English
pop song, Lily the Pink, about her.
YOUR remedies for menstrual period
pain and problems. See more remedies here.
See modern home remedies here.
The Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., maker of medicine for headaches,
constipation, insomnia, depression, cancer, tumors, women's diseases,
flatulence, menstruation, fertility, etc., U.S.A.:
Come into the Kitchen, booklet,
Below: P. 12. "[C]ame
into womanhood" (first sentence) probably means having had her
first period. Tuberculosis was a huge
killer in the 19th and 20th centuries and the subject of a Nobel
prize winner's fictional book, Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain), and
it created its own culture. It killed the best British
artist ever - just my opinion - Aubrey Beardsley, at age 25.
Wow, the Pinkham Vegetable Compound cured blindness!
I'll bet Mrs. Burton hated it when she had those spells!
Below: P. 13. "[I]ce
box," first section, fourth paragraph.
Placing "MISERABLE MOST OF THE TIME" right under SANDWICH
LOAF FOR SUNDAY NIGHT kinda sends a mixed message,
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