Scott's Emulsion

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Scott's Emulsion, Active Ingredient Cod Liver Oil, four times easier to digest than plain Cod Liver Oil.
Guarantee: We guarantee that Scott’s Emulsion when assayed biologically contained sufficient Vitamin A and Vitamin D units to meet the daily dosage requirements of the Council of Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association and furnishes full minimum daily requirements for these vitamins if taken as recommended below.
Children: Scott's Emulsion should be given to children to help build resistance to rickets and to aid in growth of bone structure and development of teeth.
Adults: In cases where there is a lack of Vitamin A, Scott's Emulsion presents a palatable way in which to help overcome this deficiency, and help build resistance to colds.
As a Year Around Tonic: Scott's Emulsion is an excellent protection against deficiencies in Vitamin A and D which may occur at any season of the year.
Dosage: Adults and Children: 1 tablespoonful two or three times daily after meals.
date made
ca 1950s
Eno-Scott & Bowne
place made
United States: New Jersey, Bloomfield
Physical Description
cod liver oil (product active ingredients)
cardboard (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
box: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 7 1/2 in x 2 7/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 6.19125 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History


I love to purchase some for my grandchildren and my family. My mom used to give us Scott’s emotions all the time. We grew up on that and never got sick
Hello, I grew up in Bloomfield, NJ and my mother worked for Eno, Scott & Bowne in Bloomfield. In front of their headquarters on Orange Street in Bloomfield was a larger-than-life bronze statue of the "man with the fish on his back". The statue disappeared around the time of the company's takeover by Beecham's. Researching the fate of this statue might be a good avenue of historical research. I can only hope it is in a private collection somewhere rather than having been melted down for the metal content. Thank you,
Good morning Richard, My name is Susan Alys Scott. I am the first born of Donald P. Scott. I am one the heirs of the estate and I am not aware of a large statue. I remember as a child the mini statues. We had a fire in Malibu. On my 18 birthday it burned. My stepmother stole most of our birthrights. I have new paper articles, framed calendars from 1890s if they could be displayed I'm interested in donating to a museum. My Grandmother was a humanitarian and donated to start childrens hospital in New York. Her name was Stella Scott. Thank you for your memory I will in touch with the executor.

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