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Title: Garrigues' Vegetable Worm Confections label

Accession Number: 2002.44.1
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: medicine box label
Maker: Garrigues, Edward Briggs
Place: USA, PA, Philadelphia
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Label; medicine box label, blue paper with black lettering, "Garrigues' Vegetable Worm Confections", sold by E. B. Garrigues, Philadelphia, vignette of young mother holding infant, seated against a stack of wheat, other workers in background; printed on front "GARRIGUES'/ VEGETABLE/ WORM/ CONFECTIONS/ Sold by E. B. Barrigues/ PHILADELPHIA", "Directions inside./ KEEP DRY.", "PRICE/ 25 CENTS/ A BOX.", "This celebrated Vermifuge is purely Vegetable./ It has proved in all cases a safe and most/ certain Remedy for Worms, has a very/ pleasant taste and no Child will refuse to/ take it.", [same in German] and followed by a description of the symptoms of worms. Similar to 2002.44.2.

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