Blair's Gout and Rheumatic Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For gout, rheumatism
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
late 19th century
ca 1890
H. Planten and Son
Prout and Harsant
Physical Description
white paper wrapper (overall packaging material)
overall: 6.8 cm x 4 cm x 2 cm; 2 11/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 13/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 3.81 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
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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