Old North State Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For cuts, bruises, eczema, burns, sunburn, ringworm, itch, chafing, pimples on face, and any other inflammation of the skin
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
Tupper's Pharmacy
Old North State Ointment Co.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
ceramic (container material)
overall: 5.8 cm x 4.3 cm x 4.3 cm; 2 5/16 in x 1 11/16 in x 1 11/16 in
box: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.1275 cm
jar: 1 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: North Carolina, Charlotte
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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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