Wakefield's Golden Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
An excellent remedy for old sores, burns, scalds, bruises, cuts, sore nipples, sore breasts, salt rheum, chapped hands, sore throat, piles, felons, etc. Relieves nearly every kind of a sore containing either inflammation or a soft or flabby condition of the skin.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
Sherman Pharmacy
Dr. C. Wakefield and Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 6.5% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 7.1 cm x 4.8 cm; 2 13/16 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 in; 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Bloomington
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Skin Irritation (Rubs)
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
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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