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Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment

Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For sore eyes, tetter, salt-rheum, ring worm, scald head, barbers itch, prairie scratches, itch, piles, burns, scalds, frost bites, chilblains, frozen feet, sore nipples, chapped hands, old chronic sores, and fever sores
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1884
Reid Drugstore
Chamberlain Medicine Company
place made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
Physical Description
paper (container material)
twine (container material)
metal (container material)
overall: 5/8 in x 2 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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