Eye Wash Cup


The “BON-OPTO” inscription on this metal eye wash cup refers to a widely-advertised eye wash that promised to strengthen eyes that was put on the market by the Valmas Drug Co. in Detroit, Mi., and available by 1916.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of J. William Rosenthal, M.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0380.04Catalog Number: 1988.0380.04Accession Number: 1988.0380

Object Name: eye cupcup, eye wash

Physical Description: aluminum (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.175 cmoverall: 2.6 cm x 3.9 cm x 3.1 cm; 1 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-18cb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1385183

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