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Object ID 004179

Object Name Dr. Le Gear's Antiseptic Healing Oil

Object Desc Light brwon container with red lettering and decoration, black lettering, and brown lettering. Includes a dark glass container.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004165a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Agriculture


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 3

Object Date 1920s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords antiseptic healing oil,Dr. Le Gear's,agriculture,medicine,

Title Dr. Le Gear's Antiseptic Healing Oil

Description Light brown box that includes a dark glass empty bottle with a label.The box has red, brown, and black lettering. It also has a picture of a woman and her child, with the woman healing the child. Red lining around various sections. On two sides, it describes the uses for livestock and for people. The bottle has a label with directions for use.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 2.5

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Measured the outside box.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. L.D. LeGear Medicine Co.

Maker Details Located in St. Louis, MO.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4165a-b



Date APR 30,2016

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The lid of the box is is heavily taped. Worn around the edges. The label on the bottle is taped and torn in some places.