Kemp's Balsam

Kemp's Balsam

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An old household remedy for coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, grip, influenza, whooping cough and all throat and lung diseases.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1908-1914
maker
Orator F. Woodward
place made
United States: New York, Le Roy
Physical Description
chloroform 2 2/4 minims per fluid ounce (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
corkscrew: 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
2004.0050.07
accession number
2004.0050
catalog number
2004.0050.07
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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