Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo



Add Comment
add comment
Seidlitz powder box
Description Cardboard box originally used to hold Seidlitz powder, a mixture of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium sodium tartrate taken to relieve constipation. The edges of the box's lid are painted pink, and its cover features an illustration of a fountain.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/4 inches height
4 1/2 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Box (container)
Subjects Used in Minnesota, United States
Trade & Industry. Packaging. Medicine Drugs. Boxes, Crates, & Cartons
Dates Creation: Approximately 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8310.4