C.G. Griswold's Family Salve, or Plaster

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For corns, callouses, warts, hangnails, insect bites, and general use.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
personal hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
before 1955
Griswold Salve Corporation
Physical Description
paper (container material)
oleate of lead (drug active ingredients)
overall: 11.5 cm x 1.7 cm; 4 1/2 in x 11/16 in
overall: 4 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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