Bell's Petroleum Emulsion

Description
[No indications or uses for this product are provided on its packaging.]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
ca 1899
maker
Bell Emulsion Company
Physical Description
hypophosphite of lime (drug active ingredients)
petroleum (drug active ingredients)
hypophosphate of soda (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
Measurements
overall: 20.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 4.4 cm; 8 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 3/4 in
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Staunton
ID Number
MG*M-10426.48
catalog number
M-10426
accession number
246707
subject
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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