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Green Mountain Asthmatic Compound box

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001257
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet of printed paper and string; the box contains asthmatic compound; the paper wrapper has product information printed on it in red and green ink
Accession Number
996001257
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet of printed paper and string; the box contains asthmatic
compound; the paper wrapper has product information printed on it in red and green ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in
Oct. 1993
Maker
J.H. Guild Co.
Site Made (City)
Rupert
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: light beige
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "GREEN MOUNTAIN // ASTHMATIC COMPOUND // TRADE MARK // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. //
(front); "J.H. GUILD CO." (side); "RUPERT, VERMONT, USA" (side); "TRIAL PACKAGE // GREEN
MOUNTAIN // Asthmatic Compound // PRICE 25 CENTS" (bottom)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.6 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 1.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Box is sealed, unopened and unused; there is one small tear in the wrapping paper; the string
is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 133
Research Facts
Asthmatic compound
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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