Peterson's Ointment

Peterson's Ointment

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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs
Peterson Ointment Company
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
location of prior holder
United States: New York
United States: New York
Physical Description
metal (container material)
carbolic acid (local anaesthetic) (product active ingredients)
camphor (local anaesthetic) (product active ingredients)
tannic acid (astringent) (product active ingredients)
zinc oxide (astringent) (product active ingredients)
??: 2 cm x 6.6 cm; 13/16 in x 2 5/8 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of William H. Helfand
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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