Description: Label only, early ring neck medicine from Brattleboro, VT, put up by druggist and pharmacist Dr. George Greene. Comrade George E. Greene of Brattleboro was the chief hospital steward during nearly the whole period of the civil war. Mr. Greene enlisted in the 16th Vermont, expecting to go to the front, but having some knowledge of medicine and of the care of the sick, he attracted the favorable attention of Dr. Phelps, who, acting on his own initiative, secured. George E. Greene later became a long-time Brattleboro pharmacist. This is a great labeled example of one of his prescriptions. Rectangular, early ring neck design, label attached within tombstone sunken panel c. 1870.
Labeled: DR GEORGE E GREENE – WHITE PINE & TAR COMPOUND SYRUP – COUGH CURE –BRATTLEBORO, VT
Height: 6.0 "H
Condition: Excellent, label complete very good condition.
Item No. 274