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Medicine Shipping Crate

Medicine Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Portonol, a medicinal mixture of olive oil, port wine, and glyerophosphate of iron manufactured by the Portonol Drug Company of Yonkers, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. The crate contained 12 24-ounch bottles of the solution.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Portonol Drug Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Yonkers
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 17 in; 27.305 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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