Wednesday, July 28, 2010
In the interest of fairness...
Since I've been on about vintage stuff and waxing more than a bit nostalgic lately, I thought that I would offer up a bit of counter-point to my (probably) over idealization of days past. There obviously ARE things that are better here in the modern age.
I Found this offering on Shorpy this morning:
Thats a photo of some circa 1920's "cures" for various venereal diseases. Pretty interesting old stuff, especially if you take a closer look at the instructions for use on some of the products:
I'm confident that I'm not the only guy who read that and involuntarily cringed. If I had been around back in those days, and was familiar with the method of treatment for "diseases of indiscretion"... I think I would have become a monk.
Cuz' remember fellas: