Radway's Ready Relief
Delancey Street, NYC-
taken August, 1997
Ad circa 1898.
This mysterious pain relief product is no longer a mystery, thanks
to Melissa Ulloa. Ms. Ulloa wrote to me on November 5, 2005 in
response to reading the NY TIMES Fading
Memories: Painted Signs, Relics of a Bygone New York, Become
Even More Rare By JOSEPH BERGER
The side of the building was stuccoed in 1998, so alas- another
fading ad bites the dust.
was kind enough to e-mail me a PDF of the original ad, which is below. Click
here for a clip of this PDF.
archeologists can still unearth them, faded and weathered as they are, by
walking the streets of the five boroughs. "
- Joe Berger, NYTimes