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Syrup of White Pine Tar Compound label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001527
Description
Thin paper label for Syrup of White Pine Tar Compound; top is rounded; all printing is done in black ink; adhesive is still on back.
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Accession Number
996001527
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents -- ephemera
Cough -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Lung Disease -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Syrup of White Pine Tar Compound; top is rounded; all printing is done in black ink; adhesive is still on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"SYRUP OF // WHITE PINE // TAR COMPOUND // FOR // COUGHS, COLDS, HOARSE- // NESS, SORE THROAT, // BRONCHITIS and all // Diseases of the // THROAT AND LUNGS // DIRECTIONS - Adults, one tea- // spoonful every 3 or 4 hours. // Children, 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoonful. Infants 5 to 10 drops"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.6 cm. x Width: 3.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; ink soaking through front to back along some letters
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Same compound as 996.001.513; also sold Bay Rum, Kitsap Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy, etc.
Images
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