Dr. Hobson's Pink Pain Pills


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Headache and nervous pains

Date Made: after 1917

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityUnited States: Missouri, St. Louis

Subject: Pain & Neuralgia Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0782.082Accession Number: 1984.0782Catalog Number: 1984.0782.082

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: acetanilide, 3 1/2 grains per tablet (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 7.7 cm x 2.5 cm; 3 1/16 in x inoverall: 3 1/8 in x 1 in; x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-af72-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_209962

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