Vaseline White Petroleum Jelly

Vaseline White Petroleum Jelly

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A soothing dressing for Burns, Minor Cuts, Skin Irritations, Sunburn, Frost Bites, Chafing, and a valuable aid in the Nursery. A relief for Nasal and Throat Irritations Due to Colds.
Location
Currently not on view (box)
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1920
maker
Chesebrough Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
associated place
United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville
Physical Description
petroleum jelly (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.1 cm x 11.4 cm x 3.2 cm; 1 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in
box: 1 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 11.7475 cm x 3.175 cm
tube: 1 in x 4 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0475.594
accession number
1985.0475
catalog number
1985.0475.594
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
subject
[NO SUBJECT]
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
Exhibition
Object Project (tube)
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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