(3 5/8 x 5 1/2 In) This is an original antique Galileo lithograph trade card from the 1890s. It shows an art nouveau beauty leaning against a bottle of Fernet-Branca bitters while being serenaded by a pair of cherubs. Iconic buildings from the 1893 Columbian World's Exposition in Chicago can be seen in the background.
"The FERNET-BRANCA is mostly intended to prevent indigestion and strongly recommended to people suffering of intermittent fevers and worms. -- The wonderful success obtained up to now should be sufficient to make general its use and all families would do well to be constantly provided it. -- It may be taken either by itself or with pure or mineral Waters, and Coffee or Wine. The FERNET-BRANCA is now a days considered to be the best bitter ever known, and its beneficial effects are highly warranted by medical celebrities certificates.", reads the advertisement on the back.
The card is in GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, general stains, heavy creases at bottom left corner.
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