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Object Name Pillbox
Collection Candis Joyce Collection
Permission of use Donation
Catalog Number 2012.5.008
Accession number 2012.5.
Caption Antikamnia box a.
Catalog date 2012-11-01
Cataloged by Webber, Kate
Classification Domestic Life
Description 'Vest pocket box' of Antikamnia Tablets.

Front of box reads: "Opposed to pain," "No drug habit induced=no heart effect," "Manufactured only by The Antikamnia Co. St. Louis, MO., U.S.A., 46 Holborn Viaduct, London, L.C." "Price 25 cents."

Back ( parts obscured by rust denoted by ---) reads: "Antikamnia ----, Registered Sept. 3 [?], 1890, For --- headaches, neuralgias, rheu---- pains, cold-in-the-head, la grippe, women's pains, indegestion, etc. Absolutely free from opium, morphine, arsenic, cola, cocaine or ch----. None are g---------- without the --------."

Antikamnia was later proven to have negative health effects, being composed of addictive and harmful compounds (some reported cases of ill health and even death).
Dimension type 1.0
Imagefile 004\201205008.JPG
Number of images 2.0
Source Candis Joyce
Title Antikamnia box