Chamberlain's Liniment

Chamberlain's Liniment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An excellent massage for muscular sorenes caused by violent exercise or fatigue, simple neuralgia, sprains and strains, bites and stings of insects. A favorite liniment for athletes.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1930
Associated Name
Sherman Pharmacy
Chamberlain Medicine Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Canada: Ontarian, Toronto
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
paper (label material)
cork (lid material)
paper (container material)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 15.875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 6 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 in; 15.5575 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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