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Object ID 003926

Object Name Penslar Cramp Bark Compound

Object Desc Glass bottle with grey label that reads "Penslar Cramp Bark Compound".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003931

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 medicine,cramp bark,women's care,Penslar,Peninsular Chemical Co.,bottles,

Title Penslar Cramp Bark Compound

Description Glass bottle with cork stopper. Has a grey label with white and red lettering. The label reads "Penslar Cramp Bark Compound Peninsular Chemcal Co. Detroit Mich." The label also has a list of ingredients and directions for use and says that it is for "Painful, Scanty, Excessive or Irregular Menstruation".


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.25

Length 2

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Peninsular Chemical Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3931



Date DEC 5,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Cork is slightly eroded, label is faded.


Date DEC 5,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date DEC 5,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 9, Shelf 24 - automatic entry by admin