Carnation Corn Caps Container; 2011.7.1

Name/Title

Carnation Corn Caps Container

About this object

Painted white and red metal tin with attached lid with adhesive sticker on the exterior of the lid. Picture of red carnation on the lid. "CARNATION CORN CAPS." Text on exterior of lid, " No proprietary rights are claimed in the manufacture of this preparation." Slogan "AN EFFICIENT AND PAINLESS CORN REMOVER."

Text on exterior reverse of tin container, "CARNATION CORN CAPS. Being manufactured on an entirely new principle, cannot be displaced from their proper position. Simply apply the red cap over the centre of the corn and fix firmly with the straps; the red circle relieves boot pressure. After three days the corn may easily be removed."

Text on interior lid of the container, " Active ingredient Ac. Salicyl 40% in Ointment Base."

Medium and Materials

Painted Metal

Inscription and Marks

"CARNATION CORN CAPS." Text on exterior of lid, " No proprietary rights are claimed in the manufacture of this preparation." Slogan "AN EFFICIENT AND PAINLESS CORN REMOVER."

Text on exterior reverse of tin container, "CARNATION CORN CAPS. Being manufactured on an entirely new principle, cannot be displaced from their proper position. Simply apply the red cap over the centre of the corn and fix firmly with the straps; the red circle relieves boot pressure. After three days the corn may easily be removed."

Text on interior lid of the container, " Active ingredient Ac. Salicyl 40% in Ointment Base."

Measurements

62mm x 29mm x 18mm.

Object Type

Tin

Object number

2011.7.1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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