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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930 - 1950
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
Accession Number
015005001
Description
Short squat cylindrical brown wax coated cardboard salve in heavy cardboard container with cylindrical non-removable lid; one-quarter full with hardened black paste; shallow circular push up bottom and embossed manufacturer information on bottom; lid has rolled top edge and depressed top surface …
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Accession Number
015005001
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Podiatry
Drugs -- topical -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
MM= Drugs -- topical
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Drug Packaging
Ointments
Description
Short squat cylindrical brown wax coated cardboard salve in heavy cardboard container with cylindrical non-removable lid; one-quarter full with hardened black paste; shallow circular push up bottom and embossed manufacturer information on bottom; lid has rolled top edge and depressed top surface with hand written product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Duplicate in their collection.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930 - 1950
Date Remarks
Dates provided by donor
Material
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Hand written on top of lid in black ink: “[Illeg.] // [Illeg.] 30 %”; embossed on bottom: “[Illeg.] // 10”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
2.5 cm
Diameter
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor cracking all over side wall; large dent in side wall; minor abrasion and scratches on bottom
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“Salve.” Dictionary.com, 2019. Accessed 8 June 2019.
Research Facts
A salve is a topical medicated cream or ointment used on the skin to heal or relieve symptoms.
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