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Object ID 004021

Object Name Bagby-Howe Drug Co. Boric Acid Powder

Object Desc Pure Drugs Apothecary Brand, boric acid powder packed by Bagby-Howe Drug Co. 4oz. in yellow cardboard cylinder.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004009

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 boric acid powder,medicine,Bagby-Howe Drug Co.,

Title Bagby-Howe Drug Co. Boric Acid Powder

Description Bagby-Howe Drug Co. Boric acid power in faded yellow cardboard packaging. Packaging is 4 oz. cylinder shape; on the top and bottom of package the color has worn away showing plain cardboard underneath. The bottom cover has torn tape. The front label says "Pure Drugs/ Apothecary Brand (logo)/ Boric Acid, Powd. / U.S.P./ Bagby-Howe Drug Co./ 4oz." There is powder left inside.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 6.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bagby-Howe Drug Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4009



Date MAR 11,2016

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Packaging is in fair condition, the color has been removed from the top and bottom lids. There is also broken tape on bottom lid. Cardboard is slightly wrinkled and faded in color.