Vaseline White Petroleum Jelly

Vaseline White Petroleum Jelly

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Usage conditions apply
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.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1920
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Object Project (tube)
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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