Bottle, Pharmacy Ag. Salicyl; Whitall Tatum Company; 1910-1920; WY.1996.59.10

Name/Title

Bottle, Pharmacy Ag. Salicyl

About this object

This pharmacy bottle once contained "Ac. Salicyl." This is salicylic acid, also known as acetylsalicylic acid. It has has antiseptic properties, and as a medication is used most commonly to help remove the outer layer of the skin. Is used to treat warts, psoriasis, acne, ringworm and dandruff.

This bottle is part of a large collection of chemist's equipment which came from the old Wyndham pharmacy in Balaclava Street. This was the United Friendly Society Dispensary, known as the UFS.

Maker

Whitall Tatum Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1910-1920

Period

1910s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Millville

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal, gold

Inscription and Marks

On front on glass label printed, : 'AC. SALYCIL.'
On base, stamped in glass: 'W.T. Co.'

Measurements

See Parts

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

Subject and Association Keywords

Health and Medicine

Object Type

equipment

Object number

WY.1996.59.10

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