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Medicine box

Object Number: 
2002.1.2490
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
This tiny paper box is completely sealed in blue paper and has white paper labels. The top label reads in black "Cockle's Compound/ Laxative Pills/ Small Box 1 s. 1 1/2 d./ (Great Britain)". The back label has directions for use and the side label reads "Distributers/ J.Fougera & Co./ New York City", and the other side lists ingredients. Pills are still inside sealed package.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group