ca. 1900
6.5 in WIDE x 3 in DEEP
(16.51 cm WIDE x 7.62 cm DEEP)
Sandelin Drug Co. | Oakland
Gift of Frank Frisch

"Frontier Medicine," Breuner Gallery, May 9 - Aug. 3, 1980.

Patent Medicine in box. Description: Insurance Medicine Co., Watermelon Seed Stomach, Kidney and Liver Cure. Consists of: a-l: Wooden cannisters with fitted screw on caps, each painted a different bright color, and stamped on top with numbers: one through twelve, each contains brown powder. m: Printed instructions for use. n: Printed "$500 bank draft" warrantee document. o-p: Cardboard box and lid, shiny blue paper with yellow label with graphics and printing. Condition: a-l: Very good. m-n: Very brittle, taped together, cracked. o-p: Worn on edges, taped in several places, end missing. Pharmaceutical supplies and merchandise from the Sandelin Drug Co. located at 7th and Willow, West Oakland. Founded in 1879 by ____Sandelin, taken over in 1920 by Oscar Frisch, father of donor, retaining old store name. Materials donated date between 1880 and 1920 and are typical of consumer products of era.

Used: Watermelon Seed Stomach, Kidney and Liver Cure | Sandelin Drug Co. | Oakland | Medicine

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