Envelope illustrated with a central image showing a fashionable woman, her long hair loose, and over her shoulder. Also contains a border comprised of floral imagery. Susan Allen, wife of a New York dentist, marketed her restorer starting in the 1840s. She sold her business to Selah R. Van Duzer circa 1862., Text printed on verso: A Real Hair Restorer and Dressing in One Bottle. Mrs. S. A. Allen's Improved New Style Hair Restorer. Price one dollar. Buy a Bottle of Mrs. Allen's Hair Restorer and receive a Perfumed Sachet free. Perfumed Sachet. Place this unopened in Drawer or Trunk, the Odor is delicious. Its remarkable success is due to the superiority and freshness of its ingredients, and the scrupulous care bestowed in its manufacture; also for its prompt, quick action, great growth, life, and vigor that it is sure to give to the hair-never failing by a few applications, to restore Gray or White Hair to its Natural Color. Ladies will find it a standard toilet luxury to dress their hair. Sold by all druggists. Principal Sales Offices, 198 and 200 Greenwich Street, New York, and 266 High Holborn, London, England., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Gift of William H. Helfand.
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department Helfand Popular Medicine Ephemera Collection - Bags and envelopes [P.2010.37.94]