• The labels of Abiel Bickmore’s salve and powder that cured sores on work horses. The Bickmore powder, backed in 1884 by Herbert and George Gray, gave the Gray family national distribution experience that they used in marketing canoes.

Abiel Bickmore's Salve & Powder

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


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