Chamberlain's Cough Remedy

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1908-1918
associated date
1882
maker
Chamberlain Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
paper (packaging material)
glass (container material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
ID Number
MG*M-10766 [dup7]
catalog number
M-10766
accession number
256193
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

11/14/2012 10:32:33 AM
Janice
This cough remedy as well as the entire Chamberlain line were sold at the Bountiful Drug Store in the early 1900s.
1/19/2016 3:18:02 PM
Edson Smith
My g-grandfather used to run ads in the Plattsmouth Journal (Plattsmouth, NE) newspaper for this. "It always cures and is pleasant to take. Children like it".
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