NOT a vintage ad for amphetamine

The picture in the centre has been shared all over the internet countless times with the suggestion that it is an 1939 ad for amphetamine.

It isn’t.

The image is actually an altered version of an 1939 ad for Bile beans, a laxative and tonic of rather questionable repute.

Picture(s) found online, used for (re-)educational purposes only.
I do not own the copyrights to this picture, I only share it here for educational purposes to try and make sure the real story behind it becomes known and people will stop spreading false information.

If the copyright owner objects to the sharing here, kindly contact me and I shall remove it right away.


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