9:04am

Thu May 12, 2011
The Picture Show

"Take Two Bile Beans And Call Me In The Morning" (And Other Vintage Ads)

For decades, peddlers of medicine have used bright colors and flashy slogans to advertise their wares. These posters — from a collection of over 50 on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through July 31-- may not be particularly accurate, but they are beautifully designed.

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