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Object ID 002611

Object Name Kemp's Balsam Bottle

Object Desc Small glass bottle for Kemp's Balsam for throat and lungs.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002317

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1885

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Kemp's Balsam,O.F. Woodward,Tonics,Medicine,Bottles,

Title Kemp's Balsam Bottle

Description Small Glass bottle with "Kemp's Balsam For Throat and Lungs" embossed on the front. "Leroy NY" embossed on left side, and "O.F. Woodward" embossed on the right.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 2

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker O.F. Woodward

Maker Details In 1883 Mr. Woodward engaged in the patent medicine business on a small scale, and his business has since grown to immense proportions. In 1896 he added the manufacture of "Grain-O," and in less than fifteen months it had spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2317



Date JUL 2,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes The lip of the bottle is chipped, and some residue is present.


Date JUL 2,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JUL 2,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin