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Baume benge

Description

"Baume Bengue" box that is brown with a discolored once off white top. Brown letter explaines that what was once withing the box was "The original Fench Product made of Menthol, Salicylate of Methyl and Lanolin". This is the box that once held baume that was pain relief for Rheumatism Colds neuralgia.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Baume bengue Net Contens 1 oz./ (Analesique)/ The Original French Product Made in America/ Menthol+Salicylate of Methyl+Lanolin/ For The Relief of Pain In Rheumatism Colds Neuralgia/ American Agents THOSE. LEEMING & CO., INC. NEW YORK/ Dr. Bengue Phen de 1re Classe/ Prepared by Dr. Bengue At Union City N.J. 16 Rue Ballu Paris/ Copyright 1922" (printed)
"EH0406" (Written in pencil.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
Dimensions
1.75 x 1 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2443
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
199017

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