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Object ID 002777

Object Name San-Tox Eye Lotion

Object Desc Cardboard box containing bottle of San-Tox Eye Lotion, made by The De Pree Company of Holland, Michigan.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002540a-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 De Pree Company,pharmacy,medicine,eye lotion,San-Tox,

Title San Tox Eye Lotion

Description 2540a is a cardboard box containing a bottle of San-Tox Eye Lotion. Box is blue and tan and has an image of a nurse standing between two columns on front. Sides of box give directions for use and state that San-Tox Eye Lotion is "for the treatment of weak, inflamed, sore or watery eyes and lids." 2540b is a clear glass bottle originally containing San-Tox eye lotion. Bottle has a narrow neck. Label is cream colored with blue writing and gives the directions for use. Bottle held 2 oz. of eye lotion. Cork stopper has a circular paper label with image of nurse.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 0

Width 2.25

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The De Pree Company

Maker Details The De Pree Company had its general offices and laboratories in Holland, Michigan. At some point the company moved its offices to Chicago, Illinois.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2540a-b



Date OCT 30,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box is in fair condition. Lid is missing and a piece of cardboard has been taped on top to prevent bottle from falling out. Tape will damage box further if removed. Box front is torn and discolored. Box also has the number "25" written in blue ink along front left side. Bottle is in very good condition. Label is intact and free from edge wear or discoloration. Cork is intact.