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Object ID 002890

Object Name Ware's Baby Powder

Object Desc Box originally containing Ware's Baby Powder, manufactured by Ware Black Powder Co. of Dallas Texas.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002616

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 powder,teething,Ware Black Powder Co.,medicine,

Title Ware's Baby Powder

Description Cardboard box originally containing Ware's Baby Powder. Box has a colored image of a baby in oval frame on front. States it is an excellent rememdy. Side of box has a quote from James Ware, MD, touting the benefits of the product. Another side states it is composed of soothing, tasteless, and hamless antiseptics. Product was mixed with sugar and water and given to child. Back side of box has price ($1.00) and claims for teething babies it has no equal.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 2

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Ware Black Powder Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2616



Date JAN 22,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box is torn on bottom and has some edgewear. Also has been taped with thick clear tape.