There are a number of places in Mammoth where there are large inscriptions on the wall advertising Hoofland.s Tonic. I became curious about the product being advertised. I searched the web and found a couple of detailed articles written about Dr. Hoofland’s products. These are listed below. I also found many advertisements in various newspapers, books, and magazines in the middle of the nineteenth century. There even is an embossed glass bottle that held the tonic on eBay for $119.00.
A larger Dr. Hoofland’s German Bitters spotted in the Hayfield – 9 October 2012
An excellent longer article with many illustrations and advertisements.
Dr. Hoofland’s Celebrated German Bitters prepared by C. M. Jackson advertisement – 1854 Philadelphia City Directory
DR. HOOFLAND’S CLELBRATED GERMAN BITTERS http://www.bottlepickers.com/bottle_articles317.htm (Another excellent article on Hoofland’s Bitters)
Dr. Hoofland’s celebrated German bitters and balsamic cordial, printed by Louis N. Rosenthal, January 1859 (chromolitho) http://www.bridgemanart.com/en-GB/asset/463620/American-School-19th-century/Dr.-Hoofland
Hoofland’s celebrated German tonic water will cure dyspepsia, liver complaint, debility, indigestion, &c., &c.
- Digital ID: (digital file from original print) ppmsca 09335 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.09335
- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-09335 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-9194 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Potter’s American Monthly, Volume 1, pg 581, J. E. Potter and Company, 1872 – United States, http://books.google.com/books?id=xdkrWslzIAIC&dq
Chess, by a Tenth-rate Player (Google eBook), 1871. http://books.google.com/books?id=GFhAAAAAYAAJ&dq
The Lady’s Friend, Volume 6 (Google eBook), Sarah (Webb) Peterson, Deacon & Peterson, 1869 page 454 http://books.google.com/books?id=3Q42AQAAMAAJ&dq
The Round Table: A Saturday Review of Politics Finance, Literature …, Volume 7, pp 94, 174, 206, 142, 126, 92 H.E. & C.H. Sweetser, 1868 – New York (N.Y.) http://books.google.com/books?id=eHw5AQAAMAAJ&dq