Bottle, Medicine

Object number
92.44.20
Creator
Cheseborough Mfg Co
Date
1888 – 1893
Description
Clear, round, hipped medicine bottle. Corked. Contents: amber colored petroleum jelly; embossed name. Bottle marked: "Blue Seal Vaseline/Cheseborough Manufacturing Co., NY/Grand Medal/1876 Centennial/Vaseline Petroleum Jelly/A pure and highly concentrated esence of petroleum/an invaluable family remedy for burns/wounds, sprains, rheumatism, skin diseases, hemorrhoids, sun burn, croup, cough, colds,/sore throat &....price 10 cents". Complete medicine case includes #92.44.1 through #92.44.34. Medicine case belonged to Dr. Abirim F. Squires, born Buffalo, NY, 1846, educated at Harvard Medical College. Settled in Newport, 1873, on staff, Newport Hospital, active in community until his death Oct 10, 1925.
Credit Line
Gift of either Melville B. Peckham or Warren Peckham
Related People & Organizations
Squires, Abiram F., Dr. (associated)
Peckham, Melville B. (associated)
Peckham, Warren (associated)