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Object Name Container, Medicine
Title Alum Powdered
Artist McKesson A. Robbins, Inc.
Place of Origin Bridgeport, Conn., & New York, NY.
Description "Contents 4 ounces/ McKesson's/ Alum/ (Ammonium Alum U.S.P.)/ Powdered/ An Astringent/ Packaged & Distributed by/ McKesson A. Robbins, Incorporated New York, NY, Bridgeport, Conn."

"As an astringent- An aid in checking the slight bleeding which results from/ small skin abrasions and cuts such as occur in shaving, etc. If used as an/ astringent, gargle, or douche, dissolve/ teaspoonful in a pint of warm water./ Keep container well closed and in a cool dry place. Replace cap after use./ Printed in U.S.A."

A small clear glass medicine container with a metal top. Printed labels.
Collection The Benjamin Green Apothecary Collection
Accession Number 2015.9