Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment


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

For sore eyes, tetter, salt-rheum, ring worm, scald head, barbers itch, prairie scratches, itch, piles, burns, scalds, frost bites, chilblains, frozen feet, sore nipples, chapped hands, old chronic sores, and fever sores

Date Made: after 1884

Collection: Reid DrugstoreMaker: Chamberlain Medicine Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Iowa, Des Moines

Subject: First Aid Products & Antiseptics, Rubs, Liniments & Ointments

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls, Beauty and Health, Balm of America, Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Blanche E. Reid

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0351.119Accession Number: 1984.0351Catalog Number: 1984.0351.119

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

Physical Description: paper (container material)twine (container material)metal (container material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 2 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_737820

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