Ad Romance: San Francisco Examiner ads, 1860s-1930s

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Opium, wigs and chocolate: A look back at old-timey advertisements in the San Francisco Examiner.

 

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Dr. Gibbon cures gonorrhea, syphilis, impotence and "gleet" — sounds legit! Then again, miracles come easy for a man with a striking resemblance to an apparition of Jesus on toast. (06-14-1865)