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Hamburg Drops (Hamburger Tropfen)

Hamburg Drops (Hamburger Tropfen)

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Blood purifier, strength and health restorer, and a specific for all stomach, liver and kidney troubles
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1915
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
St. Jacobs Oil Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
alcohol, 55 % (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.017
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.017
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Blood & Liver Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

My daughter and son-in-law recently bought a farm established in 1783. While preparing to renovate the house, we found 2 bottles. Both had the name "Dr August Koenigs" on the side. One had the name "hamburger tropfen" on the other side. Dr. Koenigs practiced in Philadelphia in the early 1900's. The bottle was not packaged like yours pictured.

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