Dr. Hale's Household Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A remedy of wonderful merit for relief of burns, sunburn, head colds, chapped skin, tired burning feet, cuts and bruises, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1915
Sherman Pharmacy
Kenyon and Thomas Company
Physical Description
camphor (drug active ingredients)
vaseline (drug active ingredients)
aromatics (oil, thyme) (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
cardboard (packaging material)
overall: 6.5 cm x 6.4 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 7/8 in
box: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.2225 cm
tin: 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: New York, Adams
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Foot Products
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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