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Object ID 002909

Object Name Wyanoids

Object Desc A small tin of suppositories.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002630a-d

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tins,suppositories,Wyeth,samples,

Title Wyanoids

Description This small tin contains two suppositories. The tin is cream colored with blue lettering. The two suppositories are wrapped in foil. Directions are found on the bottom half of the tin. These hemorrhoidal suppositories were made with belladonna, ephedrine sulfate, zinc oxide, boric acid, bismuth oxyiodide and subcarbonate, balsam peru, and cocoa butter.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.44

Length 1.63

Width 1.13

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Wyeth

Maker Details Wyeth Inc. was located in Philadelphia and established in 1860 by John Wyeth and his brother. It was a pharmaceutical company which produced numerous over the counter and perscription medicenes until 2009 when the company merged with Pfizer.

Maker Mark Wyeth in script


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Image Caption CMY2630A-D



Date JAN 25,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin has a few smudges and is worn on the top, on the sides, and on the bottom. Slight mold growth found on the top of the tin. The tin inside is in great condition. The two suppositories are wrapped in foil with little to no holes on the foil.


Date FEB 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin