B.B.B. Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For treatment of eczema, pimples, ringworm, tetter, posion ivy, itch and similar skin afflictions
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1920
Tupper's Pharmacy
Blood Balm Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
overall: 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 cm; 2 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in x in
box: 3 in x 3 in x 1 in; 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
tin: 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
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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