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Swamp Root
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Details

Object ID 002975

Object Name Swamp Root

Object Desc Rectangular red box containing glass bottle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002682a-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

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Swamp Root,diuretic,laxative,medicine,Kilmer & Co.,


Title Swamp Root

Description Red cardboard box (2682a) with glass bottle (2682b) inside, front has a picture of Dr. Kilmer, one side has warnings for use, back has directions for use, another side has Dr. Kilmer's signature and an explanation of the alcohol contents

Collector

Approx Collection Date 1/1/1991

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 2.5

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 5.5

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Kilmer & Co. Inc.

Maker Details Dr. Andral S. Kilmer, the inventor of the Swamproot, set up business in Binghamton, New York in the 1870s. There he developed a line of proprietary medicines, pills and ointments.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2682

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 18,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes a little edge wear, a few scrtaches, there is a price sticker on the front


Events

Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from Off-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from Off-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

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


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 3, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes