Dr. Campbell's Arsenic Complexion Wafers

Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
facial bleach
Object Type
date made
ca 1890
H. B. Fould
Physical Description
arsenic (drug active ingredients)
overall: 1.8 cm x 6.4 cm x 4.2 cm; 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.905 cm
bottle: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Casinelli
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