Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For sore eyes, tetter, salt-rheum, ring worm, scald head, barbers itch, prairie scratches, itch, piles, burns, scalds, frost bites, chilblains, frozen feet, sore nipples, chapped hands, old chronic sores, and fever sores
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1884
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Chamberlain Medicine Company
place made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
Physical Description
paper (container material)
twine (container material)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 2 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.119
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.119
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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