Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders and a tan cork stuck in opening; empty except for film of brown residue coating bottle's interior; tan paper label covers three bottle sides from base to shoulders; label has manufacturer's name and describes the product's benefits and d…
Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders and a tan cork stuck in opening; empty except for film of brown residue coating bottle's interior; tan paper label covers three bottle sides from base to shoulders; label has manufacturer's name and describes the product's benefits and directions for its use: product used as pain-killer and cure for most common illnesses, internal and external; embossed on one side is manufacturer’s name.
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Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Printed on label: "MAJOR J. T. LANE’S // INDIAN // LINIMENT. // A GRATEFUL // ANODYNE // For Pain, Internal or External. // IT AFFORDS // RELIEF AT ONCE, // AND EFFECTS A // SPEEDY CURE." Printed on left side: "External Use, // Rheumatism, // Lumbago, // Neuralgia, // Pains in the joints // or limbs-// Sprains, // Bruises, // Wounds, // Paralysis, // Salt Rheum, // Headache, // Toothache, // Burns, // Scalds, // Inflamation, // Cuts, Boils, // Bunyans, // Corns, // Chilblains, // Ringworms, // Chapped Hands, // Sore Lips, // Sun Stroke, // Pleurisy, // Bites of Poison -// ous Reptiles, // Chafes, // Sores of every // kind, // Piles."; printed on right side: "Internal Use, // Putrid Sore throat, // Cramps, // Pains in the // stomach, // Diarhoea, // Dysentery, // Cholera Morbus, // Sick headache, // Cholera Infan- // tum. // Sea Sickness, // Colic, // Colds, // Chills, // Asthma, // Heartburn and // all affections of // the Stomach. // DIRECTIONS. // For External // Use, rub the part // well two or three // times a day. // For Internal // Use, from 10 to 30 // drops in water // every hour or ac- // cording to sever- // ity of complaint." Embossed on bottle's back: "J. T. LANE'S // LINIMENT."
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Length 10.6 cm x Width 4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Label is yellowed, shows wear along edges and has several minor tears, particularly on its upper right and left hand sides; label also has several brown and black stains; cork is covered with a layer of a dark brown substance
City of manufacturer found through old newspaper advertisement online, "Clippings," Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 34, Number 5193, 19 November 1867