Object ID 002789
Object Name Pure Charcoal Tablets
Object Desc Green metal tin containing pure charcoal tablets manufactured by Burrough Brothers Mfg. Co.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002552a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Bay View Pharmacy
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords charcoal,dispepsia,Burrough Brothers,pharmacy,medicine,flatulence,
Title Pure Charcoal Tablets
Description Green metal tin containing Burrough Brothers pure charcoal tablets for dispepsia. Base (2552a) says "For the relief of dyspepsia and flatulence." Other side has directions for use. Back of tin states price is 10 cents. Lid (2552b) says "Burrough's Charcoal Tablets" on lid.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Burrough Brothers Mfg. Co.
Maker Details Company began in 1885 in Baltimore, MD.
Date NOV 6,2014
Assessor Molly Hannan
Notes Tin is in overall good condition. Free of dents. Some discoloration and wear. Lid is easily removable. Contains some of the original charcoal tablets.