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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

rescued from a bed of suffering

There were no health warnings back in Victorian times...only optimism

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18 comments:

RedPat said...

i need some of that stuff!

Postcardy said...

Too bad their claims weren't true.

Lynette Killam said...

Great sign! Even when I was growing up, my grandma had a tonic for everything that ailed me, none of them pleasing to the palate, I'm afraid...:)

Luna Miranda said...

is it addictive?:p
she has the Mona Lisa smile. fabulous sign!

Signs

ewok1993 said...

I like how they say brings the bloom of health to the cheek :) part.

Jan n Jer said...

Wow a nice blast from the past! I am new this week...looks like a fun meme!

Francisca said...

Hmmm... optimism... like cosmetics today? Fab sign.

Genie said...

Love the vintage advertisement...those old tonics and elixirs were something else. I used a vintage picture with my sign this week, too. Genie

Gemma Wiseman said...

Lovely to see these old ads! Tonic was definiyely a favoured word for medicine that now seems lost!

Woody said...

I wonder how many proof it was? Regardless, it's a great sign!

Beacon said...

A sign of days gone by.

Scrappy Grams said...

love vintage signs and labels!

Pat said...

bloom to the cheek and delight to the heart....hmmm, sounds like alcohol!

Love those old advertisements!

Pat said...

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Mama Zen said...

Give me some of that!

toby said...

Love it!
Sorry I'm late this week - hopefully better late than never :)

Cildemer said...

Wonderful sign!
I need some of this stuff too;o)
Thanks for sharing, Lesley;o)

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Ann said...

are they still selling this tonic?