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Yaqui Pain Killer and Inhaler

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
014002001
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instruc…
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Accession Number
014002001
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instructions; product used as a painkiller and inhaler; embossed manufacturer's marks on bottle base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Cherokee Indian Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “YAQUI // Pain Killer // and Inhaler // Beneficial for head - // aches, Catarrh, Hay // Fever, Asthma, Rheu - // matism, Lumbago // Aches, Pains, Sprains // CHEROKEE INDIAN // REMEDY CO. //1536 Dundas St. W. // Toronto, Ont. // Directions: - inhale or // moisten affected parts and // rub thoroughly. // Contains Turpentine, Hemlock, Orig - // anum, Soap Bark, Oil Mustard, Wintergreen, Oil Mt. Laurel and extract of Indian // Onion. External use only // Price $1 each, 6 for $5”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7 Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.5 c.m x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Label shows minor wear along most edges, with small piece missing from back bottom of label; cork has minor crack and minor section missing; paper label faded around top; brown residue adhered inside tapered neck of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on label is manufacturer's depiction of Cherokee man, and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of Cherokee people.
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Golden Rod Indian Liniment

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Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002003
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle of Golden Rod Liniment tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; paper yellow manufacturer's label wraps around roughly 90 percent of bottle; label provides ingredients, instructions; product advertised to cure all pains, for external use only.
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Accession Number
014002003
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle of Golden Rod Liniment tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; paper yellow manufacturer's label wraps around roughly 90 percent of bottle; label provides ingredients, instructions; product advertised to cure all pains, for external use only.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Golden Rod Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "GOLDEN ROD // INDIAN LINIMENT // CONTAINS // SNAKE OIL // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY// RELIEVES // Headaches Rheumatism // Lumbago // Swellings // Stiff Joints // Sprains // Head Noise // and all Pains //removes Pain form Corns and Bunions Instantly // PRICE $1.00 // Golden Rod Remedy Co. //161 Queen Street West, TORONTO, Ont // No. 12285 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has overall fading and stains, shows minor wear along edges, tear in middle of label and missing piece, brown stain on label, cork missing several pieces
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows…
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Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows in a quiver and what appears to be a tomahawk; faded rectangular red cardboard box missing bottom includes folded paper packaging (c) with directions for use and patent law information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – box – Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 22.5 cm x Width 10.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. P. Lamb, Druggist
Site Made (City)
Athens
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red, brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: "INDIAN // OIL // PRICE - 25 CENTS // J. P. LAMB, DRUGGIST // AGENT FOR THE DOMINION // ATHENS, ONT." Printed on packaging: "INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL // REMEDY // Contains No Alcohol, Cayenne // or Ammonia. // DOSE, SMALL - EFFECT, SURE // For full directions, see inside // Circular.”; on side of box: “INDIAN OIL // CURES // Headache // Toothache // Sore Throat // Neuralgia // Earache // Cramps // Pleurisy // Sprains // Bruises // Burns // Cuts // Frost Bites // Rheumatism // Lame Back // Chilblains // Corns // And Wounds // of // Every // Description “; on other side: “INDIAN OIL has no equal as a Horse Liniment for Scratches, // Cuts, Corks, Galls, Sprains, Bruises, and the many ailments and accidents // they are subject to. Keep a bottle in your stable and you will use no other."; printed on instructional paper: " No. 647 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Condition Remarks
Bottle label shows minor fading and wear along edges; part of the bottle's base is covered with a frayed red paper; brown substance covers the tan cork; bottom of bottle's interior holds a thick white filmy substance; bottle has a what appears to be an interior flaw or crack on back edge; box is faded and stained along bottom, missing bottom panel, shows wear all over with minor missing red paper along bottom edge; paper sheet is brittle and aged brown
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on bottle and packaging represents the manufacturer's depiction of an "Indian" person and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of any Indigenous person.
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pharmaceutical bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14138
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002005
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle with sloped shoulders, long neck, no label, no cork stopper; front and back have recessed panels where labels would be affixed.
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Accession Number
014002005
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle with sloped shoulders, long neck, no label, no cork stopper; front and back have recessed panels where labels would be affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed manufacturer's marks on bottle's base: "298"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The front and back faces of the bottle have splotches of light, white filmy residue
Copy Type
Original
Images
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pharmaceutical bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14921
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002006
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle, tapered neck, no cork stopper; faceted sides; tri-faced on the front with a round, flat back; embossed on front face with manufacturer's mark, name and address; embossed manufacturer's mark on base of bottle.
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Accession Number
014002006
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle, tapered neck, no cork stopper; faceted sides; tri-faced on the front with a round, flat back; embossed on front face with manufacturer's mark, name and address; embossed manufacturer's mark on base of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Druggists J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle's front face: "Druggists J. D. B. Fraser + Son // Pictou. N.S. // 3IV"; embossed on base: "BFC CO T // 984"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 14.9 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Looks almost new; limited amount of wear with a small chip on the lip of the bottle neck
Copy Type
original
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Bohemian Dandruff Cure

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002009
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Accession Number
014002009
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
R. D. Stiles, Pharmacist, St. Lawrence Drug Store
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOHEMIAN // Dandruff Cure // REMOVES AND PREVENTS // DANDRUFF // DIRECTIONS - Rub well into the roots of the Hair // with a sponge or towel. Don't wash the head while // using, but keep clean by brushing and combing. // PREPARED BY // R. D. STILES. Pharmacist, // St. Lawrence Drug Store // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
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dispensed medicine bottle

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Dates
1923
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002010
Description
Empty rectangular transparent glass dispensary bottle with sloped shoulders and broken tan cork stuck in neck; tan paper dispensary label indicates the druggist's name, address and establishment date, date the medicine was dispensed, dispensing number, directions for use, and the name of the doctor…
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Accession Number
014002010
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular transparent glass dispensary bottle with sloped shoulders and broken tan cork stuck in neck; tan paper dispensary label indicates the druggist's name, address and establishment date, date the medicine was dispensed, dispensing number, directions for use, and the name of the doctor who prescribed the medication; bottle has graduated measure along back edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. Fraser & Son, Limited
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
Date Remarks
Printed on label
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: blue, black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "J. D. Fraser & Son, Limited // Established 1828 Dispensing Druggists // Pictou, N. S. // No. 128328 Date 18-7-23 // One (1) teaspoonful three // (3) times daily // Dr. MacDonald"; embossed on back: "3 iv"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is yellowed, stained and minor section missing on bottom right; torn fragment of label beneath front label suggests a label missing; bottom interior of bottle contains brown residue; cork is missing about a third
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002011
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of glycerine with sloped shoulders, no neck, ridges on sides of bottle with approximately one third full of clear thick liquid; black plastic screw cap; one side of bottle has tan paper manufacturer's label affixed, label displays dispensary's address and phone number…
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Accession Number
014002011
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of glycerine with sloped shoulders, no neck, ridges on sides of bottle with approximately one third full of clear thick liquid; black plastic screw cap; one side of bottle has tan paper manufacturer's label affixed, label displays dispensary's address and phone number, embossed on bottom is bottle number; cap sealed with hot glue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
F. W. Musgrove
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Dates of phone number style and bottle design
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "Rd. 1933," "D" within Diamond shape; printed on label: "GLYCERINE // PHONE 2-3711 // DRUG MUSGROVE'S STORE // F. W. MUSGROVE // THE DISPENSARY // COR. BANK AND NEPEAN STS. OTTAWA "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowed and cap shows minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Ribbed edges on pharmeceutical containers were used to indicate a hazardous substance withong and caution when taking product.
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Blanchard Blood and Nerve Food

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
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Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle: Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - cork: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Blanchard Food Cure Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1862 1877 // THE BLANCHARD // CONCENTRATED // BLOOD AND NERVE // FOOD // OR // TONIC EXTRACT OF WHEAT // Every quart of this pre- // parathion contains the vital // nutritive qualities contain - // ed in one bushel of wheat. // Beware of Counterfeits! // BLANCHARD // FOOD CURE COMPANY, // NEW YORK, PROPRIETORS. // V. W. BLANCHARD, M.D. // Chemist and Manufacturer. // PRICE, - // $1.00 // GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR USE // For an adult 1-2 tea -// spoonsful AFTER each meal. // This quantity to be gradually increased in the // course of two weeks to // one - dessert-spoonful. // Its effects being those of food, // it should not be taken in a // quantity sufficient to cause a // sense of oppression in the // region of the stomach, or a // sense of fullness in the head. // to be kept well corked, and to // be shaken before it is taken."; embossed on top: "FOOD // CURE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002013
Description
Square brown glass bottle with cork closure and sealed with red paper label containing manufacturer's mark and name; full with brown opaque liquid; embossed manufacturer's name on back of bottle and on the base; tan paper label on front of bottle and contains manufacturer's logo, ingredients, instr…
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Accession Number
014002013
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square brown glass bottle with cork closure and sealed with red paper label containing manufacturer's mark and name; full with brown opaque liquid; embossed manufacturer's name on back of bottle and on the base; tan paper label on front of bottle and contains manufacturer's logo, ingredients, instructions for use, manufacturer's information, alcohol content and bottle volume.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Od Chem. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: tan, red
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Sanmetto // REG. (TRADE MARK) U.S. PAT OF // A preparation of true Sandal - // wood, fresh Saw Palmetto // Berries and Zea // Alcohol 20.6% // DOSE: ONE TEASPOONFUL // FOUR TIMES A DAY // MADE BY // Od Chem. Co. // New York, // U.S.A. // 7 1/2 fluid ounces"; embossed on back: "Od Chem. Co. // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle looks like new; label yellowed, brittle; two minor missing pieces on top of lable; cork stopper label shows signs of wear along the edge and lettering is faded
Copy Type
original
Images
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