Cushman's Menthol Inhaler

Cushman's Menthol Inhaler

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Description
Henry Depuy Cushman (1846-1900) was a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Pharmacy who owned a drugstore at Three Rivers, Mich., and promoted menthol as a cure for various ailments.
Ref: Henry Depuy Cushman, Headache, Neuralgia, Hay Fever, Asthma, Sick Headache, Cold,... (1886).
Henry D. Cushman, “Inhaler,” U.S. Patent 333,608 (Jan. 5, 1886).
Henry D. Cushman, “Inhaler,” U.S. Patent 333,609 (Jan. 5, 1886).
Henry D. Cushman, “Inhaler,” U.S. Patent 351,744 (Nov. 2, 1886).
Henry D. Cushman, “Inhaler,” U.S. Patent 476,131 (May 31, 1892).
Henry D. Cushman, “Apparatus for Making Menthol Crystals,” U.S. Patent 402,907 (May 7, 1889).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
inhaler
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 10.795 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
MG.M-11453
catalog number
M-11453
accession number
70138
Credit Line
Estate of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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