Title: W. H. Collins

Alternate Title: Papillon Mfg. Co.

Description: Advertising card for W. H. Collins showing a multi-color butterfly with a woman's head. One of three cards with similar psychedelic butterfly images. Back of card has advertising copy about the Papillon Cough Cure, the Papillon Blood Cure, the Papillon Catarrh Cure, and the Papillon Skin Cure all "Sold in this city. Price $1.00 per bottle, six for $5.00. Directions in ten languages accompany every bottle. Papillon Mfg. Co., Chicago. For Sale by W. H. Collins." Address given on back of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.

Product: Papillon Cough Cure; Papillon Blood Cure; Papillon Catarrh Cure; Papillon Skin Cure

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Patent medicines; Pharmacists; Butterflies;

Local Subject(s): Collins, W. H.;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Location: SC3, Box 2, Patent Medicines

Barcode: Front: 10019675; Back: 10019680

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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