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Object ID 004024

Object Name Dr. Hobson's Nerve and Bone Liniment

Object Desc Glass jar labeled "Dr. Hobon's Nerve and Bone Liniment" by the Pfeiffer Chemical Company with original cardboard packaging.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004011

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 liniment,Dr. Hobson's,Pfeiffer Chemical Company,medicine,

Title Dr. Hobson's Nerve and Bone Liniment

Description Nerve and Bone Liniment in glass bottle with corked top. Front label is white and reads "Dr. Hobson's / Nerve and Bone / Liniment / Pfeiffer / Chemical Company / Offices / New York St. Louis / Revision 1924" Dark liquid almost completely fills bottle. Bottle has lettering in glass "Pfeiffer Chemical Co / New York / St. Louis.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.25

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Cardboard packaging: Height: 6.75 Width: 2.00 Depth: 1.25

Quantity 2



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Pfeiffer Chemical Company

Maker Details Company was founded in 1901 by Henry Pfeiffer manufacturing pharmaceuticals. In 1908 , he aquired William R. Warner Co., under Pfeiffer's leadership William R. Warner became a leading drug company. Henry Pfeiffer dies in April of 1939.

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Image Caption CMY4011



Date MAR 11,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Item is in good condition, glass has no scratches and cork top is whole and secure. Front label has no damage and is not stained. Liquid inside is dark and almost completely fills bottle.