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Portable Lemonade, or Sugar of Lemons. Preston & Merrill.Boston.c1871
 Portable Lemonade, or Sugar of Lemons. Preston & Merrill.Boston.c1871


 
Price: $110.00

Product Code: 28001985

Description
 
A 10" x 7 1/4" broadside promoting tins of lemonade powder.  It includes the health benefits and testimonials. It was purportedly used by during the Civil War in hospitals to give great comfort and materials promoted recovery  of the soldiers.   Arctic explorers and other long voyagers used it to prevent scurvy and for a cooling drink for fever and other patients.  Also the thing for Mining, Lumbering, Exploring, Surveying, Hunting, Fishing and Picnic parties.  Includes its greatest properties and testimonials from a State Assayer, an MD in Massachusetts 1871.. Preston & Merrill - founded in 1845, makers of Flavoring Extracts.