This color illustrated postcard advertises ambrin, a topical paraffin application, for the treatment of a variety of ailments, including abrasions, cuts, bruises, pimples, frostbite, burns, ulcers and varicose veins. The postcard shows a scene with family members all sustaining injuries or wearing bandages. From the left, a man has blood on his hand, a woman seated at a round table has cut her finger and is bleeding, a maid is wrapping a bandage around her finger, a boy outside has fallen off a ladder and his knee is bleeding, a baby in a high chair has her head wrapped in a bandage, the little girl standing next to the baby has a bandaged hand, the cook in the kitchen is being splattered by hot liquid from something on the stove, and an elderly man is seated in a chair with his right leg wrapped in bandages.
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