Browns' Iron Bitters Compound


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

Used as a general tonic, improving the appetite and regulating the bowels, indicated in convalesence after exhaustive fevers, and for run-down conditions in which iron tonic may be indicated

Date Made: 1923-1938

Maker: Brown's Iron Bitters CompanyJames F. Ballard, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Missouri, St. Louis

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & VitaminsBitters


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0698.097Accession Number: 1980.0698Catalog Number: 1980.0698.097

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: alcohol (drug active ingredients)glass (container material)cardboard (container material)paper (container material)Measurements: box: 9 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cmbottle: 8 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_715809

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