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Darby's Toothache Plaster's tin

Description

Tiny olive green tin with blue and gold writing on it. There is a gold floral design along the edge of the top of the tin. Some of the print on the tin is covered by half of a stamp that may have been used to keep the tin closed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Darby's Toothache Plasters/ For the Prompt cure of pain from ulcerated teeth, neuralgia, exposed..." (Painted)
"Inter. Revenue/ 58" (Blue $0.58 Stamp that is cut in half at the opening area of this tin.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
metal
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Descriptive terms
metal
Tin
tins (containers)
Dimensions
1.26 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2463
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
199036

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