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T & K Sportsman's Friend, ca. 1900

Contributed by Maine State Museum

This insect repellent was distributed by a Bangor company.

The bottle reads:
"Trade T & K Mark/Sportsman's/Friend/Keeps Flies and Mosquitoes/from Man and Beast/RUB ON EXPOSED PARTS/It will do the rest/If Animals have sores caused/by FLY BITES, it will heal/as well as keep the pests/away./4 Fluid Ounces/PUT UP BY/THURSTON & KINGSBURY CO./Bangor, Maine"

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  • Title: T & K Sportsman's Friend, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Thurston & Kingsbury Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: glass, liquid
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine State Museum
Maine State Museum, 83 state house station, Augusta, ME 04333

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Insect baits and repellents

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