Baume benge

GUSN

GUSN-199017

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.

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Inscription

"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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

1.75 x 1 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2443