Laxative Powder Box with Lid

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-10886

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
packaging
metal
BoxUnidentified Metal
Box

Inscription

"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)

Associated Building

Used At Major Powder John DeMerritt House,

Maker

S.S. Pierce Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston/ Brookline, MA, USA

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Lane W. Goss

Accession Number

1996.73AB

Places


Massachusetts (United States)