Title: F. R. Leonard
Description: Advertising card for F. R. Leonard showing a man with white beard wearing a red robe and sandals sitting on a log in the woods holding a cane and a bottle of "St. Jacobs Oil." Front of card says: "St. Jacobs Oil. The Great German Remedy." Front lower right corner says: "A. Hoen & Co. Lith." Back of card has extensive advertising copy about St. Jacobs Oil of which there are "20,000,000 Bottles Sold." Damage on back of card obscures name of company that makes the product, but branches are listed in Toronto, San Francisco, London, and Sidney [sic] and Melbourne, Australia. Address given on back of card:
1201 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
Product: St. Jacobs Oil
Subject(s): Advertising cards; Patent medicines; Pharmacists; Drugstores; Aged persons;
Local Subject(s): Leonard, F. R.
Printer: Hoen, A. & Co. Lith.
Date: ca. 1880-1900
Item Type: Advertising Card
Dimensions: 8 x 13 cm.
Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
See Also: SC3, Box 2, Perfume
Location: SC3, Box 2, Patent Medicines
Barcode: Front: 10019692; Back: 10019695
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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