DeWitt's Compound Gaduol Tonic Pills, Cod Liver Oil Extract

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Tonic alterative and nutritive. Valuable preparation in case of malnutrition, loss of weight, nervousness, failing appetite, lack of energy, and run-down condition.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1920s-1930s
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
cod liver oil extract (gaduol) (drug active ingredients)
iron (drug active ingredients)
tonic ingredients (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
Measurements
box: 1 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 10.4775 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.054
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.054
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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