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Object ID 002787

Object Name Medicone Foot Cream

Object Desc Small round tin of Medicone Foot Cream made by Medicone Co. of New York.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002550a-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 1930

End Year Range 1950

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Medicone,Foot Cream,pharmacy,medicine,personal care,

Title Medicone Foot Cream

Description Small round metal tin containing Medicone Foot Cream. Base (2550a) still contains ointment. Bottom states it is a hospital packet, has directions for use, and informs user that a $1.00 tube is available at druggists. Lid (2550b) states it is 1/10 oz. of ointment for fungus infections. Active ingredients are menthol-camphor-thymol, tar distillate, sulphur, and acid salicylic. Manufactured by the Medicone Company of New York. Tin is cream and blue in color.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Medicone Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2550a-b



Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Tin is in good condition with some discoloration but no dents. Tin still contains ointment.