Mrs. L.B. Webbs Family Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A remedy for rheumatism, neuralgia, lame back, headache, burns, scalds, salt rheum, eczema, croup, catarrh, sore throat, cuts, bruises, piles, etc. Safe on any inflamed flesh.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
Sherman Pharmacy
E. M. Robbins and Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
tin (container material)
overall: 5.8 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.7 cm; 2 5/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 1/16 in
box: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.8575 cm
tin: 1 in x 2 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: New York, Herkimer
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Balm of America
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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