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Patent medicines were an important industry in Pittsburgh a century and a half ago. This advertisement appeared in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, August 13, 1864.
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[…] reputation, throughout the nineteenth century the city was also a very important center of the patent-medicine business. Perhaps we’d rather forget it, but old Pa Pitt is here to remind us of the fact every once in a […]
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