Homenta Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This Homenta shipping crate side was used by the New York Drug Concern of New York City during the early 20th century. Homenta was a mixture of water, menthol, thymol, ammonia, sugar, water, and alcohol that the New York Concern advertised as a remedy for catarrh (mucus) and colds.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
New York Drug Concern
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 in x 13 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 33.655 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.157
catalog number
1979.0441.157
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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