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Laxative Powder Box with Lid

Description

Gold colored metal box with lid. Blue and white advertising label on lid.

Details

Maker
S.S. Pierce Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"U.S.P. SEIDLITZ POWDERS / FULL WEIGHT / DIRECTIONS / DISSOLVE THE CONTENTS OF A BLUE AND / OF A WHITE PAPER SEPERATLEY IN A / QUARTER OF A TUMBLER OF WATER. THEN / MIX AND DRINK IMMEDIATLEY. / TWELVE PREPARED FOR DOSES / S.S. PIERCE CO. / BOSTON / BROOKLINE" (Printed paper label pasted to lid)
Location of origin
Boston/ Brookline, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Major Powder John DeMerritt House.
Material
metal
Object type
Containers
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
metal
packaging
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.73AB
Credit Line
Gift of Lane W. Goss
GUSN
10886

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