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1920 - 1960
These are two smll tins designed by DeWitt's. The Salve tin has embossed text which reads "DeWitt's Carbonized Witch Hazel Salve" on the lid and "For Piles" on the case bottom, Salve was found in this tin. The Balm tin has text which has been printed onto the tin and reads "DeWitt's Vaporizing Balm: Does Double Duty - Economical - Effective - Convenient" on the lid and "DeWitt's Vaporizing Balm is inhaled in the form of vapors, soothing to nasal passages. E.C. DeWitt & Co., Inc. Chicago & New York" on the case bottom.
Number of Pieces
0.7 X 2.4, 0.7 X 2.4
Tin measurements are from left to right. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Salve and Balm Tins" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/632