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Object ID 004016

Object Name Dr. White Medicine Co. WonderOil

Object Desc Dr. White Medicine Co. WonderOil

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004004a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1927

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Dr. White Medicine Co.,Wonderoil,medicine,

Title Dr. White Medicine Co. WonderOil

Description Dr. White Medicine Co. WonderOil in faded yellow or beige cardboard packaging. Cardboard is lighty worn and stained. Missing patch from tear on upper front. Side labels on packaging state "Wonder Oil / Price 35 Cents". Back of packaging reads " Wonder Oil / For Internal and External Use / Good for Man or Beast / Ordinary Dose" Glass product inside is empty with small amount of product dried at bottom. Glass and label are in good condition; front label reading " Wonder/ Oil / For Internal /and External / Use" Glass bottle has black metal cap with slight wear revealing gold underneath. Wrapped around the glass bottle paper directions with man's portait on the front. Paper is untorn and yellow/orange in color. Directions appear to be in German.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. White Medicine Co.

Maker Details Est. since 1927, the remedy was made in Canada, containing all natural ingredients. WonderOil is their main product known as "Canada's Healing Oil"

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4004a-c