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Father John's Medicine

Maker:
Father John's Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cod liver oil (drug active ingredients)
gum arabic (drug active ingredients)
glycerin (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 9 1/4 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 9 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 22.86 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Date made:
ca 1960
Subject:
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins  Search this
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.004
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.004
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8ad1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_715633
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medicine chest

Maker:
Ritter, Thomas  Search this
Bispham, James L.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 28.5 cm x 41 cm x 28 cm; 11 1/4 in x 16 1/8 in x 11 in
overall: 11 3/4 in x 17 in x 11 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 43.18 cm x 28.575 cm
Object Name:
medicine chest
Date made:
1861-1884
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Pharmaceutical Association; Accession 285854
ID Number:
MG.M-12404
Catalog number:
M-12404
Accession number:
285854
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_725762
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Father John's Medicine

Maker:
Father John's Medicine Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
cod liver oil (overall active ingredients)
gum arabic (overall active ingredients)
glycerin (overall active ingredients)
cardboard (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
box: 7 3/4 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.685 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 7 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 18.0975 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Object Type:
OTC Preparation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Canada: Quebec, Montreal
Subject:
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
ID Number:
2008.0018.292
Catalog number:
2008.0018.292
Accession number:
2008.0018
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9ac4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1355867
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HoBo Medicine Diuretic

Maker:
Hobo Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
liquid (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 83 in x 3 in x 2 in; 210.82 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Object Type:
Drugs
Associated place:
United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.441
Accession number:
1985.0475
1985.0475
Catalog number:
1985.0475.441
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-35d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334096

Percy Medicine - An Antidiarrheal-Antacid

Maker:
Merrick Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
bismuth subnitrate, 959.0 mg (drug active ingredients)
calcium hydroxide, 21.9 mg (drug active ingredients)
potassium carbonate, 5.6 mg (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 5% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
distilled water (drug inactive ingredients)
ethyl alcohol (drug inactive ingredients)
glycerine (drug inactive ingredients)
gum arabic (drug inactive ingredients)
rhubarb fluidextract (drug inactive ingredients)
sugar (drug inactive ingredients)
flavors (drug inactive ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Texas, Waco
Date made:
1996-1999
Credit Line:
Mary Louise San Miguel in memory of Robert Michael San Miguel
ID Number:
1999.0097.5
Accession number:
1999.0097
Catalog number:
1999.0097.5
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-38e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_335260
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine

Maker:
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol 15% (drug active ingredients)
printed (overall production method/technique)
glass, paper, cork (overall material)
Measurements:
box: 8 7/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 3/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 9.2075 cm x .9525 cm
bottle: 8 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Women's Health Products  Search this
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
ID Number:
MG.M-10766 [dup44]
Catalog number:
M-10766
Accession number:
256193
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b4a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716272

Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine

Maker:
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol 15% (drug active ingredients)
totaquine sulfate (drug active ingredients)
princess pine (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
cone flower (echinacea) (drug active ingredients)
yellow dock (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 8 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
bottle: 8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
Date made:
ca 1940
Subject:
Women's Health Products  Search this
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.019
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.019
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American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b2fb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716071
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Dr. Hand's Cough and Croup Medicine for Children

Maker:
Hand Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol, 4 % (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
ether, 1.21 minims per ounce (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Scranton
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
after 1906
Subject:
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Holstein
ID Number:
2008.0062.21
Accession number:
2008.0062
Catalog number:
2008.0062.21
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-364c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348956
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Dr. Thacher's Liver Medicine

Maker:
Thacher Medicine Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6.5 cm x 5.2 cm x 4.3 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Chattanooga
Date made:
after 1903
1903-1906
Subject:
Blood & Liver Drugs  Search this
G.E. Damon Collection  Search this
ID Number:
MG.M-10410.14
Catalog number:
M-10410.14
Accession number:
246707
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-6c27-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_718640
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Medicine

Maker:
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
bottle
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
Date made:
after 1881
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
ID Number:
2008.3006.154
Nonaccession number:
2008.3006
Catalog number:
2008.3006.154
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-5fd9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1344714
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Blood Medicine

Maker:
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol, 15% (drug ingredients)
glass; paper; cork (container materials)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.89 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
ID Number:
MG.274347.171
Catalog number:
274347.171
M-12141
Accession number:
274347
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-86e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1421648
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medicine spoon

Physical Description:
glass, ?, transparent (fenestrated handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; x 4.7625 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
Spoon, Medicine
medicine spoon
Date made:
c. 1931
Date made:
ca 1931
Credit Line:
Gift of John M. Maris Company, Importers, Manufacturers and Dealers in Druggists' Glassware and Sundries (Accession 113827) All items from their catalog - 1931.
ID Number:
MG.M-03032
Catalog number:
M-03032
Accession number:
113827
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4ec5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_725206

Tabloid Medicine Chest

User:
Mohun, R. Dorsey  Search this
Maker:
Burroughs Wellcome Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 10 in x 16 in; 21.59 cm x 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 16 in x 10 5/8 in; 21.59 cm x 40.64 cm x 26.9875 cm
Object Name:
Medicine Case
medicine case
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Associated Place:
Africa
Date made:
c. 1880 - 1910
1880 - 1910
Subject:
Exploration and Discovery  Search this
Credit Line:
From Mrs. R. Dorsey Mohun
ID Number:
MG.M-02827
Maker number:
No.250
Accession number:
109433
Catalog number:
M-02827
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-ca99-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1003982
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medicine bowl

Physical Description:
clay (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 8 in x 8 in; 8.89 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Medicine Bowl
medicine bowl
Place made:
United States: New Mexico
Date made:
ca 1880
ID Number:
MG.111421
Catalog number:
111421
Accession number:
85A00007
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-859d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_724885
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medicine case

Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in x 5 in; 4.445 cm x 31.75 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
medicine case
Other Terms:
Medicine Cases
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Credit Line:
Gift of Ferris State College, School of Pharmacy
ID Number:
MG.312142.104
Catalog number:
312142.104
Accession number:
312142
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0928-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687965
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Baby Percy Medicine or Dr. McDonald's Celebrated Prescription

Maker:
Merrick Medicine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
rhubarb compound (drug active ingredients)
bismuth (drug active ingredients)
alcohol 5% (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements:
box: 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Drugs
Place Made:
United States: Texas, Waco
Date made:
before 1938
Subject:
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics  Search this
Diarrhea Drugs  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1181
Catalog number:
293320.1181
Accession number:
293320
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-cebe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298286
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Medicine Chest

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.5 cm x 17.5 cm x 16 cm; 8 1/16 in x 6 7/8 in x 6 5/16 in
overall, chest: 6 1/2 in x 6 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 16.51 cm x 17.4625 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
medical chest
medicine chest
Date made:
18th century
Subject:
Pharmacy  Search this
Related Publication:
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
Das Deutsche Apotheken-Museum
Credit Line:
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
ID Number:
1991.0664.0975
Accession number:
1991.0664
Catalog number:
M-06371
1991.0664.0975
Collector/donor number:
SAP 1063
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-edcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_994411

medicine chest

Physical Description:
wood (case material)
Object Name:
Medicine Chest
medicine chest
Credit Line:
Elsie Howland Quinby in memory of her mother, Mrs. Duncan Cameron
ID Number:
MG.392877
Catalog number:
392877
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8d30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_734543
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Medicine Chest

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
iron (overall material)
glass (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
brass (overall material)
bone (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 cm x 64 cm x 33 cm; 17 5/16 in x 25 3/16 in x 13 in
Object Name:
medical chest
medicine chest
Date made:
17th-18th century
Subject:
Pharmacy  Search this
Related Publication:
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
Credit Line:
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
ID Number:
1991.0664.0974
Accession number:
1991.0664
Catalog number:
M-06370
1991.0664.0974
Collector/donor number:
SAP 1062
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-0c71-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_994581
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Wood's Female Medicine

Maker:
Wood Drug Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 24.13 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Bristol
Date made:
ca 1890
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Women's Health Products  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0165.021
Catalog number:
2012.0165.021
Accession number:
2012.0165
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0acd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1425447
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