Prof. Horsford's Phosphatic Baking Powder [inscribed]
- Prof. Horsford's Phosphatic Baking Powder [inscribed]
- Date Created
- [between 1890 and 1906?]
- Place of Origin
- Providence (R.I.)
- Rumford Chemical Works
Patent Medicine Trade Cards
History and Special Collections for the Sciences Collection
"Rumford Baking Powder," an aluminum-free baking powder still sold today, is the direct descendant of "Professor Horsford's Phosphatic Baking Powder."
Original trade card forms part of: Collection no. 311, History & Special Collections for the Sciences, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA.
Sepia-toned image on front of card depicts a baby sitting propped up against a fabric and lace covered backing. The baby is holding a small label reading Prof. Horsford's Baking Powder. The text on the back of the card indicates that the Baking Powder was used in cooking, and claims that it treats phosphate deficiency which could lead to disease and growth retardation.
- 1 print (trade card)
- 12.4 x 8.1 cm.
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- public domain