Ghost Sign (#2) – Seen in the French Quarter

I think maybe this was supposed to be a sign for Tutt’s liver pills, except there’s a window where the “T” would have gone.Ghost sign "Utt's Liver Pills" seen in the French Quarter

The photos below are from the first two hits from Google News, one from “The Florence Times,” dated June 11, 1897, and the other from “Good Housekeeping” in 1888.

Tutt's Liver Pills 1897 ad

Tutt's Pills Cure Constipation ad

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.
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4 Responses to Ghost Sign (#2) – Seen in the French Quarter

  1. You find out the most interesting information!! Who knew? 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sally Cissna says:

    A good thing to know about while traveling…if you get my drift.


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