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Object ID 004038

Object Name Pineules for Kidney, Liver, Bood...

Object Desc Pineules faded and torn cardboard packaging with product and paper instructions inside.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004026a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1904

End Year Range 1920

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords pine oil,Pineule Medicine Company,medicine,pharmacy,

Title Pineules for Kidney, Liver, Bood...

Description [a] Cardboard packaging with green accents is quite torn and worn. One front of package is an image of a tree red and green lettering reading " (missing word) Treatment / for one dollar / Pineules / one does at bed / time usually relieves by morning / prepared for / Pineule Medicine Co." On left side of packaging labels are in German. Box is torn and missing part of top cutting off some of the labeling. [b] Paper directions inside are wrapped around a glass bottle, paper is untorn and has an image of a pine tree on front. [c] Glass bottle with corked top and sticker labeling intact. Cork has a green sticker on top that reads "pineules" Inside the jar are small, dark, slightly translucent medicine balls. The sticker label is white with green accents and cover the front and sides of bottle but not the back.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 1.75

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Pineule Medicine Company.

Maker Details Originated in Chicago, Illinois

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4026a-c



Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Cardboard packaging is in worst condition, parts of the top have been completely torn away. The coloring is also faded and somewhat discolored. The paper directions inside are discolored but in very good condition. The glass bottle containing the medicine is also in good condition, besides being dirty and a little discolored the glass and the label are fully intact. The cork on top is undamaged and the sticker covering it is complete.


Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 18 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 14 from Room 9, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin