Palmers Antiseptic Skin Lotion

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
for minor Cuts, Burns, Acne, Mosquito and all Insect Bites; As first aid for small hurts use Palmer's Lotion as an aid to prevent infection and foster healing
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Solon Palmer
place made
United States: New York
Physical Description
80% alcohol (drug active ingredients)
box: 4 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 4 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Michael R. Harris
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


I have an unopened bottle and box container of Palmer's Lotion that came from the attic of the Baker Pharmacy in Port Townsend WA in the mid 1960s.

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