Medicine tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.2512
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/8 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
This tiny round gold tin has a blue edge and is printed on the lid in blue and white with a print of a little girl dressed as a nurse labeled "The Little Nurse For Many Ills". It reads "Mentholatum/ Refill from Your Jar- Reverse Side For Uses/ Price 10 Cts.". The Reverse lists various uses and the maker "The Mentholatum Co./ Buffalo, N.Y./ Wichita, Kans."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group