Gargling Oil

Gargling Oil

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: as a Liniment
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Object Name
Bottle, OTC Preparation
otc preparation
Other Terms
Bottle; Bottle, OTC Preparation; Containers
Date made
c. 1865 - 1880
c. 20th Century
c. 1877
ca 1875
Merchant's Gargling Oil Co.
Physical Description
green (overall color)
glass, transparent (overall material)
double panel (overall shape)
narrow mouth (overall shape)
rectangular (overall shape)
overall: 5 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 23/32 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm x 4.40004 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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