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Object ID 004057

Object Name Epsom Salt

Object Desc A cream colored tin box for epsom salt. The lettering is a dark green with dark green logos.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004045

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Epsom Salt,medicine,Walgreen Co.,

Title Epsom Salt

Description A tin box for one pound of Epsom Salt. The box is surrounded in a tan color with green lettering and logos. The logo is a diamond shape with "Epsom Salt U.S.P." Below the logo is a description of the salt and its uses.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 2.25

Width 3.4

Depth 0

Diameter 3.4

Circumference 10.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Walgreens

Maker Details

Maker Mark



Date MAR 18,2016

Summary Fair

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes The outside of the box appears to have some stains. The paint for the text, logos, and background seems to be wrinkled in spots showing age. The tin box is dented in a couple spots. There is a large amount of staining on the top and bottom portions of the tin.


Date MAR 18,2016

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 18,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin