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Object ID 002776

Object Name San-Tox Eye Lotion

Object Desc Cardboard box containing empty bottle of San-Tox Eye Lotion.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002539a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords San-Tox,De Pree Company,eye lotion,medicine,pharmacy,lotion,

Title San-Tox Eye Lotion

Description Cardboard box containing glass bottle of San-Tox eye lotion. Box (2539a) is light blue and tan in color with image of nurse between columns on front. Sides of box give instructions for use and state that San-Tox eye lotion is for the treatment of weak, inflamed, sore or watery eyes and lids. Bottle (2539b) is clear glass with a narrow neck and paper label. Bottle originally contained 2 oz. of eye lotion but is now empty. Bottle is closed with a cork which has round paper label with nurse's face. Portions of the cork have broken off and are inside bottle. Paper label on front of bottle gives directions for use. San-Tox Eye Lotion was made by The De Pree Company in Holland, Michigan.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Above measurements are for the box. The bottle is 5" tall, 1.75" wide, and .75" deep.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The De Pree Company

Maker Details The company's general offices and laboratories were located in Holland, Michigan. At some point in time the company was also located in Chicago, Illinois.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2539a-b



Date OCT 30,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes The box is in fair shape. It's lid is missing and a piece of cardboard has been taped over the top to prevent the bottle from falling out. Box is discolored and torn. Box has the number "25" written in blue ink on left front side. Bottle is in good shape. Bottle is empty and dirty inside. Cork is broken off inside. Label has some edge wear but is intact and legible.


Date OCT 30,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin