Hance Larkspur Lotion

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Effective in destroying head and crab lice; for external use only
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Tupper's Pharmacy
Hance Brothers and White Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
lorkspur alkaloids (drug active ingredients)
acetic acid (drug active ingredients)
alcohol 10% (drug active ingredients)
acetone (drug active ingredients)
box: 4 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.795 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 3 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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