Monday, March 30, 2015

page 150 -- Edwin C. Burt & Co., Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient, Horsford's Almanac & Cookbook

updated 31 January 2016
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Edwin C. Burt & Co. was located at 92 Centre St. or 138 Duane St., NYC
Who cares whether she's wearing shoes?
One of the most colorful cards in the Arnold Collection.

Via Google Books comes the ad below from
Essentially, Tarrant's was a mineral water formula that acted as a laxative.
As late as 1892, ads for it with testimonials were appearing in medical
publications such as the Pacific Medical Journal, Brooklyn Medical Journal,
St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal and American Homeopathist.


The young lady above is holding a copy of Horsford's Almanac & Cookbook. As shown in this Google Image search below, the cover of this publication varied from year to year:


View the complete 1886 Horsford Almanac as a MOVIE
or
See the complete 1886 Horsford Almanac as a PDF
image from 1886 Horsford Almanac and Cook Book (see above)
Horsford's Almanac was yet another product of the Rumford Chemical Company, East Providence, RI. More information on Rumford is presented on page 171 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection. Page 194 might also interest you.

For additional information, see also: 

East Providence Historical Society



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