Brooks' Bears-Foot Ointment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For piles, sores, itch, tetter, eczema, chronic sore legs, dandruff and other scalp diseases, mange in dogs, sore backs and sore shoulders in horses
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
maker
William Brooks Medicine Company
place made
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm; in x 1 15/16 in x 1 15/16 in
box: 2 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
tin: 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; x 1.905 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MG*M-10409.03
catalog number
M-10409
accession number
246707
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Veterinary Products
G.E. Damon Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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