Dr. Cox's Barbed Wire Liniment and Antiseptic

Dr. Cox's Barbed Wire Liniment and Antiseptic

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Object Name
otc preparation
veterinary preparation
otc preparation, veterinary
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Myers Laboratories
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Warren
Physical Description
oxyquinolin benzoate (overall active ingredients)
turpentine (overall active ingredients)
crude oil (overall active ingredients)
linseed oil (overal active ingredients)
iodine (overall active ingredients)
box: 4 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 in; 12.065 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 4 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 11.43 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Not having an application "dobber" we used a White leghorn wing feathers to "dip & dab" it on the wound. With a little time and two or three applications it would heal a rather serious wound while keeping the flies at bay. We used it mainly on horses. I still have one of the empty bottles.

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