Dr. Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil - for Man and Beast

Dr. Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil - for Man and Beast

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
An antiseptic surgical dressing. Applicable for cuts, burns, bruises, itch, corns, bunions, bites and stings of insects, sunburn, frost bite, chapped hands and lips, wounds, and sores of the mucous membrane and skin.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
maker
Paris Medicine Company
place made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Measurements
box: 7 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 20.0025 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
bottle: 6 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1989.0711.41
accession number
1989.0711
catalog number
1989.0711.41
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
subject
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History