Bell's Petroleum Emulsion

Bell's Petroleum Emulsion

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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Date made
ca 1920
ca 1899
Bell Emulsion Company
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Staunton
Physical Description
hypophosphite of lime (drug active ingredients)
petroleum (drug active ingredients)
hypophosphate of soda (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
overall: 20.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 4.4 cm; 8 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 3/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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