Foley Cathartic Tablets

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
An excellent medicine for billiousness caused by constipation. A wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic for the relief of constipation and its ill-effects.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930s
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
distributor
Foley and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
glass (container material)
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cork (container material)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
box: 1 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 in x 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.5875 cm
bottle: 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.046
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.046
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Laxatives
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Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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