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Dr. Kennedy's Permanent Cure for Catarrh

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Dates
1868
circa 1868
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001256
Description
Metal tin sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the box contains loose dried plant material; the wrapper lists product information.
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Accession Number
996001256
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Metal tin sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the box contains loose dried plant material; the wrapper lists product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Arthur S. Kennedy
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1868
circa 1868
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
metal: silver
paper: beige
plant material: brown
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "DR. KENNEDY'S // PERMANENT CURE FOR CATARRH // PRICE = $2.00 // PER PACKAGE // Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by // ARTHUR S. KENNEDY, in the Clerk's Office of the District // Court of the Northern District of New York"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Metal tin is unopened; paper wrapper is very stained and dark, but is almost complete and is legible; there are two small holes in the wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Cure for catarrh
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
Images
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