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Pure Charcoal Tablets
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Details

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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

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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.

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Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 0

Width 1.5

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Burrough Brothers Mfg. Co.

Maker Details Company began in 1885 in Baltimore, MD.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY2552a-b

Description

Conditions

Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Good

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.


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