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Dr. Hand's Pleasant Physic

Dr. Hand's Pleasant Physic

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A physician's prescription for infants, children, or adults suffering from constipation
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1920
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Hand Medicine Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
alcohol, 6% (drug active ingredients)
cork (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
box: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.219
catalog number
1985.0460.219
accession number
1985.0460
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Laxatives
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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