Dr. Hand's Pleasant Physic

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A physician's prescription for infants, children, or adults suffering from constipation
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1920
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Hand Medicine Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
alcohol, 6% (drug active ingredients)
cork (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
box: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.219
catalog number
1985.0460.219
accession number
1985.0460
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Laxatives
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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