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

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

1.26 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2463