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Object ID 003958

Object Name Chamberlain's Lotion

Object Desc A blue box containing a bottle of Chamberlain's Lotion.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003950a-b

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General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 19

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords lotions,Chamberlain Laboratories,

Title Chamberlain's Lotion

Description A blue box containing Chamberlain's Lotion. The box is blue with a picture of two hands rubbing together. The description reads: "For external use only. The Modern Clear Lotion. Dries quickly. Not Sticky."


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Maker Chamberlain Laboratories

Maker Details Chamberlain Laboratories was originally founded as Chamberlain Medicines in the 1870s as Iowa's first medicinal company. It moved from eastern Iowa to Des Moines.

Maker Mark A black rectangular logo.


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Image Caption CMY3950a-b



Date FEB 5,2016

Summary Good

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes The top of the box does not have any flaps. There are some stains on the sides and the box has some fading. The corners have been torn slightly.


Date APR 27,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 19 from Room 9, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin