Peterson's Soap

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For cleansing and refreshing, and should be used in conjunction with Peterson's Ointment for Itching of Eczema, Blird, Bleeding, Itching and Protruding Piles, Blackheads, Pimples, Chafing, Rough Skin, Itching of the Scalp, Tender or Sweaty Feet, Cuts, Posion Ivy, Boils, Burns, Chapped Hands, Sunburn, Smarting and Offensive Odors from Persperation.
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Object Name
Peterson Ointment Company
Physical Description
soap (product material)
overall: 2.5 cm x 7.6 cm x 5 cm; 31/32 in x 3 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 in x 1 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Bathing
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
Health & Medicine
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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