Object ID 003927
Object Name Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetable compound
Object Desc Two pink boxes with glass bottles and cardboard sleeves.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003932a-g
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Bay View Pharmacy
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords women's care,vegetable compound,Lydia E. Pinkham's,medicine,tonic,
Title Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetable compound
Description Two pink cardboard containers. One container has more black trim, lettering and decoration than the other. Two glass containers with labels. Both are almost completely filled with black liquid. Two cardboard sleeves. One ad is included. Is for reliveing hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. Contains Vitamin B1. 15% and 13.5% alcohol content.
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Dimension Details measured the box.
Place of Origin
Maker Lydia E. Pinkham's
Maker Details Was a shrewd businesswoman of women's tonics that relived menustration pains and menopausal pains. 1819-1883. From Lynn, Massachutes.
Date DEC 5,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes One box is dented and worn along the edges, and has no lid. The other container has 149 written on it. The ad included is folded over and worn.