Celluloid wafers in metal box

Object Number: 
Z.1475.10ab
Date: 
1870-1910
Medium: 
Metal, celluloid
Dimensions: 
box: 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on lid of box: "NATURE'S REMEDY. / PURELY VEGETABLE. / DELIGHTFULLY EFFECTIVE. / C[a]scarets / TRADE MARK. / THE ONLY CANDY CATHARTIC IN THE WORLD. / . . . / . . . PREPARED BY / Sterling Remedy Co. / CHICAGO MONTREAL, CAN. NEW YORK. / NORTON BR
Description: 
Oblong metal box with rounded corners, originally for laxative pills, containing a quantity of pink, orange, green, blue and yellow circular celluloid wafers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group