Mothersill's Seasick Remedy

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Relieve as well as prevent seasickness, trainsickness, nausea or headaches caused by motion, climbing, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Mothersill Remedy Company, Ltd.
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
wax paper (container material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
Canada: Ontario, Montreal
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
1984.0351.153
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.153
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

"As a cultural cross-reference, "What do you think about Mothersill's sea-sick pills? " is a lyric line in the song "Conga " from the Broadway show, "Wonderful Town, " which setting takes place in the mid 1930s in New York City."

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