Pike's Centennial Salve


For skin afflictions, cuts, burns.

Date Made: 1876

Maker: J.J. Pike and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Chelsea

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Balm of America


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Robert J. Locurto

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0219.059Accession Number: 1981.0219Catalog Number: 1981.0219.059

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs

Physical Description: methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)yellow beeswax, pure (drug active ingredients)paraffine oil and wax (drug active ingredients)oil sassafras, artificial (drug active ingredients)paper (container material)metal (container material)Measurements: overall: 2 cm x 8.5 cm x 5 cm; 13/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 15/16 inbox: 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.54 cmtin: 1 7/8 in x 3 in x 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d124-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_719936

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.