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Ho-Ro-Co Tonic Tablets
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Details

Object ID 003063

Object Name Ho-Ro-Co Tonic Tablets

Object Desc An empty tin which once held laxative tablets.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002757

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 tins,Ho-Ro-Co Mfg.,medicine,laxatives,


Title Ho-Ro-Co Tonic Tablets

Description A small blue and white tin. Text from top to bottom: "Puts you right over night" Ho-Ro-Co Tonic Tablets A dependable tonic laxative for constipation, biliousness, torpid liver, dizziness, dyspepsia, indigestion and sick headache. Put up by Ho-Ro-Co Mfg. Co. St. Louis, MO., U.S.A. Price 50 cents. On the front and back edge, reads "reliever constipation" and "builds up the system." The bottom lists directions.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0.5

Length 2.5

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Ho-Ro-Co Manufacturing Company

Maker Details The company was founded in St. Louis around 1914 producing food flavorings, tea, and cocoa. They also produced various toiletries and medicines. The company was still producing products as of 1926.

Maker Mark Ho-Ro-Co Mfg. Co.

Images

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Image Caption CMY2757

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 6,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin is worn and has multiple scratches and smudges. The inside has started to tarnish. There is stickiness on the bottom, with mold growth.


Events

Date MAR 6,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date MAR 6,2015

Summary Location change

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


Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

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


Date MAR 15,2015

Summary Status change

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


Provenance

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