Ephemeral promotional packet for the quack baldness remedies Foso Foam and Foso Bark, "the Only Pure and Perfect Hair Remedies." Altenheim Medical Dispensary.

Ephemeral promotional packet for the quack baldness remedies Foso Foam and Foso Bark, "the Only Pure and Perfect Hair Remedies."

Cincinnati, April 4, 1899. Four items: 2 page printed circular letter (with typed date) on a single leaf of pink stock, approx. 12 x 8.5 inches, illus. 2 page printed notice of endorsements on a single leaf of green stock, approx. 6 x 8.5 inches, illus. Large 2 page broadsheet, approx. 13 x 14.5 inches, illus. 2 page order form with a $1.25 coupon attached, approx. 6 x 8.5 inches. Item #16948

"The crowning glory of woman is her hair." A "MOST REMARKABLE OFFER" from the Altenheim Medcial Dispensary for their antispetic medicate shampoo (Foso Foam), non-metallic vegetable hair restorer (Foso Bark) and Foso Soap, the whole garlanded with the expected praise and endorsement, medical explanations of baldness, and plentiful before and after portraits of once-bald men and women.

Price: $75.00

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