Physical description

Carnation Corn Caps Tin painted predominantly in white, with red, green and black text and illustration of carnation flower. Has hinged lid.

Inscriptions & markings

Printed on the lid in ink 'CARNATION / CORN CAPS / No proprietary rights are claimed in / the manufacture of this preparation / AN EFFICIENT AND PAINLESS CORN REMOVER'
Verso, printed in black ink: 'CARNATION CORN CAPS. / Reg. Vic. 4802. When firmly affixed these caps cannot be displaced from their proper position. Simply apply the red cap over the centre of the corn and fix firmly with the straps; the red circle relieves boot pressure. After three days the corn may easily be removed. / Active ingredient Ac. Salicyl 40% in Ointment Base.
On the front side of the tin's lid: 'MUIR & NEIL PTY. LTD., SYDNEY & MELBOURNE'
On the back side of the tin's lid: 'CUXON, GERRARD & CO. LTD.'