Darby's Toothache Plaster's tin

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-199036

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

Descriptive Terms

tins (containers)
metal
Tin

Inscription

"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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.26 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2463