Drake Aspirin


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

For headache, colds, neuralgia, lumbago, earache, toothache, grippe, sciatica, rheumatism

Date Made: ca 1920

Maker: Drake Remedy Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Kingston

Subject: Pain & Neuralgia DrugsFever & Chill DrugsRheumatism & Arthritis Drugs


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.293320.0713Accession Number: 293320Catalog Number: 293320.0173

Object Name: otc preparation

Physical Description: aspirin, 5 grs. per tablet (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.4925 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-e7dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1301320

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