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Object ID 002780

Object Name Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 6 for Cholera

Object Desc Small clear glass bottle with cork stopper containing Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 6 for Cholera Morbus and vomiting, fainting, asthma.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002543

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General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cholera,asthma,homeopathic,Humphreys,pharmacy,medicine,

Title Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 6 for Cholera

Description Small glass bottle with cork stopper containing Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 6 for Cholera Morbus, vomiting, fainting, and asthma. Bottle has paper label pasted on it in a spiral fashion. Label is cream colored with black ink and red stamp. Label has image of human and lion.


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Height 2.5

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Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 2.25

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Quantity 1



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Maker Humphreys' Homeopathic

Maker Details In 1853, Dr. Humphreys became one of the leading homeopathic physicians in New York. His achievements included being Chairman of the American Institute of Homeopathy’s Bureau for the Augmentation and Improvement of the Materia Medica of the American Institute of Homeopathy. During this time he also helped to establish what came to be known as The New York State Homeopathic Medical Society. In 1854, The Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co. was established (later incorporated under the name Humphreys Pharmacal and began to market his namesake products, Humphreys Homeopathic Specifics. Some of Humphreys' products can still be purchased for use today.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2543



Date OCT 30,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Bottle is clean and fully intact. Label is somewhat discolored but is free from tears or edge wear. Bottle may hold original contents.